Shape.ConvertToInlineShape Method

Converts the specified shape in the drawing layer of a document to an inline shape in the text layer.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.dll)


Function ConvertToInlineShape As InlineShape
Dim instance As Shape
Dim returnValue As InlineShape

returnValue = instance.ConvertToInlineShape()
InlineShape ConvertToInlineShape()

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.InlineShape


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.

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

See Also


Shape Interface

Shape Members

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word Namespace