Shapes.AddPicture method (Word)
Adds a picture to a drawing canvas. Returns a Shape object that represents the picture and adds it to the CanvasShapes collection.
expression.AddPicture (FileName, LinkToFile, SaveWithDocument, Left, Top, Width, Height)
expression Required. A variable that represents a Shapes object.
|FileName||Required||String||The path and file name of the picture.|
|LinkToFile||Optional||Variant||True to link the picture to the file from which it was created. False to make the picture an independent copy of the file. The default value is False.|
|SaveWithDocument||Optional||Variant||True to save the linked picture with the document. The default value is False.|
|Left||Optional||Variant||The position, measured in points, of the left edge of the new picture relative to the drawing canvas.|
|Top||Optional||Variant||The position, measured in points, of the top edge of the new picture relative to the drawing canvas.|
|Width||Optional||Variant||The width of the picture, in points.|
|Height||Optional||Variant||The height of the picture, in points.|
This example adds a picture to a newly created drawing canvas in the active document.
Sub NewCanvasPicture() Dim shpCanvas As Shape 'Add a drawing canvas to the active document Set shpCanvas = ActiveDocument.Shapes _ .AddCanvas(Left:=100, Top:=75, _ Width:=200, Height:=300) 'Add a graphic to the drawing canvas shpCanvas.CanvasItems.AddPicture _ FileName:="C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\" & _ "Office\Bitmaps\Styles\stone.bmp", _ LinkToFile:=False, SaveWithDocument:=True End Sub
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