ConvertToInlineShape Method

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.


expression Required. An expression that returns a Shape or ShapeRange object.


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.


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
    End If
Next s

Applies to | Shape Object | ShapeRange Collection Object

See Also | ConvertToFrame Method | ConvertToShape Method