Graphic.CropTop property (Excel)

Returns or sets the number of points that are cropped off the top of the specified picture or OLE object. Read/write Single.



expression An expression that returns a Graphic object.


Cropping is calculated relative to the original size of the picture. For example, if you insert a picture that is originally 100 points high, rescale it so that it's 200 points high, and then set the CropTop property to 50, 100 points (not 50) will be cropped off the top of your picture.


This example crops 20 points off the top of shape three on myDocument. For the example to work, shape three must be either a picture or an OLE object.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) 
myDocument.Shapes(3).PictureFormat.CropTop = 20

The following example allows you to specify the percentage that you want to crop off the top of the selected shape, regardless of whether the shape has been scaled. For the example to work, the selected shape must be either a picture or an OLE object.

percentToCrop = InputBox( _ 
 "What percentage do you want to crop" & _ 
 " off the top of this picture?") 
Set shapeToCrop = ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange(1) 
With shapeToCrop.Duplicate 
 .ScaleHeight 1, True 
 origHeight = .Height 
End With 
cropPoints = origHeight * percentToCrop / 100 
shapeToCrop.PictureFormat.CropTop = cropPoints

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