PictureFormat.CropTop Property (Word)

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


expression. CropTop

expression A variable that represents a 'PictureFormat' 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 is 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 the active document. For the example to work, shape three must be either a picture or an OLE object.

ActiveDocument.Shapes(3).PictureFormat.CropTop = 20

This example crops the percentage specified by the user 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.

Dim dblPercent As Double 
Dim shapeCrop As Shape 
Dim sngHeight As Single 
Dim sngCrop As Single 
dblPercent = Val(InputBox("What percentage do you want " _ 
 & "to crop off the top of this picture?")) 
Set shapeCrop = _ 
With shapeCrop.Duplicate 
 .ScaleHeight 1, True 
 sngHeight = .Height 
End With 
sngCrop = sngHeight * dblPercent / 100 
shapeCrop.PictureFormat.CropTop = sngCrop

See also

PictureFormat Object