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Trouble pasting then picking up shape using VBA

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Hi experts

I am trying to paste a shape (copied from a PDF document) and then pick it up and do stuff with it. Trouble is when I paste the image using the code below it doesn't pick it up.

Is there a way to declare the shape on paste?

For instance: Set oshp = selection.pastespecial placement:=wdfloatovertext
(this code errors by the way)

Dim oshp As Shape
     Selection.PasteSpecial placement:=wdFloatOverText
     
     Set oshp = Selection.ShapeRange(1)
     oshp.ConvertToInlineShape
     'go do something with oshp

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