PictureFormat.OriginalFileSize Property

Publisher Developer Reference

Returns a Long representing the size, in bytes, of the linked picture or OLE object. Read-only.



expression A variable that represents an PictureFormat object.


This property only applies to linked pictures. Returns "Permission Denied" for shapes representing embedded or pasted pictures.

Use either of the following properties to determine whether a shape represents a linked picture:


The following example tests each picture in the active publication, and prints selected image properties for pictures that are linked.

Visual Basic for Applications
  Dim pgLoop As Page
Dim shpLoop As Shape

For Each pgLoop In ActiveDocument.Pages
    For Each shpLoop In pgLoop.Shapes
        If shpLoop.Type = pbLinkedPicture Then

            With shpLoop.PictureFormat

                        Debug.Print "File Name: " & .Filename
                        Debug.Print "Original File Size: " & .OriginalFileSize & " bytes"

            End With
        End If
    Next shpLoop
Next pgLoop

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