Shape.ParentGroup Property (Excel)
Returns a Shape object that represents the common parent shape of a child shape or a range of child shapes.
expression A variable that represents a Shape object.
In this example, Microsoft Excel adds two shapes to the active worksheet and then removes both shapes by deleting the parent shape of the group.
Sub ParentGroup() Dim pgShape As Shape With ActiveSheet.Shapes .AddShape Type:=1, Left:=10, Top:=10, _ Width:=100, Height:=100 .AddShape Type:=2, Left:=110, Top:=120, _ Width:=100, Height:=100 .Range(Array(1, 2)).Group End With ' Using the child shape in the group get the Parent shape. Set pgShape = ActiveSheet.Shapes(1).GroupItems(1).ParentGroup MsgBox "The two shapes will now be deleted." ' Delete the parent shape. pgShape.Delete End Sub