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Hello all,

I have a picture on a worksheet of a lego head labelled "lego_head".  I would like to select a range of cells and for all the cells within the chosen selection I would like to paste a copy of the lego head mentioned above.  I.e. If I select cells "B2:C4" I would expect to see 6 lego heads (one in each of the 6 cells).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Question by:Canders_12
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nutsch earned 1600 total points
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Select your lego head, then run this code.

Sub copyPictureToRange()
Dim rg As Range, img As Shape, cl As Range, img2 As Shape

Set rg = Range("B2:C4")
Set img = ActiveSheet.Shapes(Selection.Name)

For Each cl In rg.Cells
    
    img.Copy
    ActiveSheet.Paste
    Set img2 = ActiveSheet.Shapes(Selection.Name)
    img2.Top = cl.Top
    img2.Left = cl.Left
    img2.Height = cl.Height
    If img2.Width > cl.Width Then img2.Width = cl.Width
    
Next cl

End Sub

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Thomas
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by:Canders_12
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nutsch:

Many thanks for the swift reply.  The only question I have is how easy is it to amend the code so teh range may be variable.  "B2:C4" was an example.  The user may choose "B2:D5".

I hope this makes sense? Many thanks.
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
Saqib Husain, Syed earned 400 total points
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This is only to support Thomas's solution.

Thomas chose to fix the target range and let the user select the picture. You can reverse this by changing line 5 (picture name instead of selection.name) and line 4 (selection.address instead of the given range in quotes)

Saqib
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by:Canders_12
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Many thanks to you both, greatly appreciated.
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by:nutsch
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Glad to help. Thanks for jumping in, Saqib.

Thomas
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