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Convert Drawing Object to Picture, in same place

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Son1_of_Nicholas, Feb 19, 2013.

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    Son1_of_Nicholas Thread Starter

    Feb 19, 2013
    I need a macro for Word 2001 on Mac OS 9.2.2. Before the macro, I will manually select (click on) a Drawing Object. Then I will execute the macro, and it will copy the Drawing Object, delete it, convert it into Picture, and position the Picture exactly where the Drawing Object was. And I mean exactly--to the 0.01 of an inch).

    And the other plain text around it also must remain exactly where it was. That means the Picture must have a Layout of "In front of text".

    The closest I have is the following macro:
    Sub aa_convert()
    Selection.PasteSpecial Link:=False, DataType:=wdPasteMetafilePicture, _
    Placement:=wdFloatOverText, DisplayAsIcon:=False
    End Sub
    Of course the "Selection.Cut" both copies the selected Drawing Object to the clipboard, and deletes it off the page.

    The the "Selection.PasteSpecial" pastes it as a Picture. But the Picture shows up almost anywhere on the page it wants; I need it to paste in exactly the same place the Drawing Object was.

    I am attaching a sample document for you to experiment with, and that illustrates my needs better.



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