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Error 438 when trying to insert a picture into a Word document.

Posted on 2004-10-29
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
The following code fails on my machine with a 438 error.

I have the Word 10.0 object library referenced.

I can insert text into the document, just not a picture.

Any ideas?

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim mdlappword As Word.Application
    Dim mdlnewdoc As Word.Document
    Set mdlappword = New Word.Application
    Set mdlnewdoc = mdlappword.Documents.Add
    'mdlNewDoc.Shapes.AddPicture filename:=signaturefile, linktofile:=False, Savewithdocument:=True
    test = mdlappword.ActiveDocument.Shapes.AddPicture("C:\junk\toc\andrew.bmp") ', False, True)
    mdlnewdoc.SaveAs "c:\junk\toc\test.doc"
End Sub
Question by:andrewgrbailey
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Set mdlnewdoc = mdlappword.Documents.Add

mdlappword.Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture FileName:= _
        "C:\junk\toc\andrew.bmp" _
        , LinkToFile:=False, SaveWithDocument:=True

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