Inserting Calc data into a Writer document as a DDE link (using Paste special) creates a table within the Writer doc.
When one has to deal with big documents containing dozens of Writer native tables and a few DDE links, one can't visually distinguish the standard tables from the DDE-link ones.
It would be useful to be able to know from the UI when a table is not a standard one. This could be some visual clue associated with the table in the text, and/or a special marker in the Navigator, for instance.
I think this is a worthwhile enhancement request. Confirmed. Status set to NEW.
I agree with this demand.
In the meantime I can suggest you to use the macro provided on the wiki: