Word vba fill shape with userpicture assigned to a string variable

Evil Devil 1 Reputation point

Hi all,

This question has been asked before here :


back in 2012 but it doesn't seem to solve my problem. I have office 2016 here and the bug still persists. If i use

shp.Fill.UserPicture "C:/.../somepicture.png"

it works but if I do

Dim myStr as string
myStr = "C:/.../somepicture.png"
shp.Fill.UserPicture myStr

it throws an error: method 'UserPicture' of object 'FillFormat' failed
The same goes for Dir() function. When supplied a variable instead of a string literal, it throws error: Bad file name or number
please note, shp is dimmed as Shape and I am loopimg through AtiveDocument.Shapes for each shp

Would really appreciate if somebody could help!

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Word: A family of Microsoft word processing software products for creating web, email, and print documents.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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