Shape.ConvertToInlineShape method (Word)

Converts the specified shape in the drawing layer of a document to an inline shape in the text layer. You can convert only shapes that represent pictures, OLE objects, or ActiveX controls. This method returns an InlineShape object that represents the picture or OLE object.

Syntax

expression. ConvertToInlineShape

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'Shape' object.

Remarks

Shapes that support attached text cannot be converted to inline shapes. For these shapes, use the ConvertToFrame method.

If you use this method on a ShapeRange object that contains more than one shape, an error occurs.

Example

This example converts each picture in MyDoc.doc to an inline shape.

For Each s In Documents("MyDoc.doc").Shapes 
 If s.Type = msoPicture Then 
 s.ConvertToInlineShape 
 End If 
Next s

See also

Shape Object

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