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Is it possible to embed Office documents into SharePoint publishing pages? This way the user doesn't have to open the file; its contents display inline on the page or in an iframe. The files will be stored in a local SharePoint 2010 library (not on the Internet). Thanks.

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Another option is to use Word Automation services and create an HTML version of each document. These HTML files could then be deployed to your appropriate environment.

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Use an iframe with the URL to the Office Web Apps page. For instance use the Page Viewer Web Part.

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Thanks, Wictor. We can't publish the documents outside of the organization; they must remain on the intranet (even though they'd be in a private cloud with Office Web Apps). Any solution in this scenario? – Alex C Nov 24 '11 at 14:44
Added another answer with a different approach. – Wictor Wilen MCA MCM MVP Nov 24 '11 at 22:49

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