How to embed an SWF into a Word 2007 Document

In order to embed an SWF into a Word 2007 Document please follow these steps :

  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button on the top left corner.
  2. Click Word Options at the bottom of the panel
  3. Select Show Developer tab in the Ribbon and click OK
  4. On the Developer tab click the icon of hammer and nail.
  5. In the next window click on the hammer and nail again (bottom left of window)
  6. Select Shockwave Flash Object in the list click OK.
  7. Right click within the square and choose Properties
  8. Click the Movie property and type the full drive path in the value column.
  9. Finally close the Properties window and save your file
  10. Go back to the Delevloper Tab and in Control click Design mode.

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