Excel 2010 enables user to insert objects, which could be very useful if you want to embed different objects in to the datasheet, but when it comes to embedding video file in to datasheet, it does not support it directly. If you have been looking for a way to embed video to complement the datasheet or for illustrating any process, then this post will help you by elaborating the easiest way possible to embed video in Excel datasheet.
Launch PowerPoint 2010, create a complete blank slide(remove the instruction clutter on slide) to place a video on whole slide.
Now navigate to Insert tab, and from Video options, click Video From File.
It will bring Insert Video dialog, select the video you want to insert in to slide, and then click Insert.
Expand the video to cover-up the whole slide.
Now save the presentation & close it.
Now open a Excel 2010 datasheet, in which you want to embed video. Navigate to Insert tab, and click Object.
You will reach Object dialog, now switch to Create from File.
Click Browse to open PowerPoint slide saved earlier, and click Insert.
Once Inserted, click OK to continue.
The video is successfully embedded in to Excel datasheet as shown in the screenshot below.
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