troubleshooting Question

Automating Word - Error on Users Machine, Can't Duplicate On Mine

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Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft WordVisual Basic.NET
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I am developing an application that creates (from scratch) a Word document.  I'm developing using VB.Net 2010 (Pro).  I have on my machine MS Office 2010, the user has Office 2003, so I'm using late binding.

Here is the block of code that's failing
    Dim shp As Object = oTable.Cell(1, 1).Range.InlineShapes.AddPicture(sBMPFile)
    With shp
        writeLog("Adjust Image Size", "clsReport", "writePage05")
        .LockAspectRatio = 1
        Dim fOldWidth As Single = .Width
        writeLog("Adjust Image Width", "clsReport", "writePage05")
        .Width = m_oWord.InchesToPoints(4)
        If .Height > m_oWord.InchesToPoints(4.5) Then
            writeLog("Adjust Image Height", "clsReport", "writePage05")
            .Height = m_oWord.InchesToPoints(4.5)
        End If
    End With

Specifically, I have localized the error to occur at the "LockAspectRatio" line, or the line after.

The error that's thrown is this:
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************** Exception Text **************
System.ArgumentException: The specified value is out of range.
   at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.LateBinding.InternalLateSet(Object o, Type& objType, String name, Object[] args, String[] paramnames, Boolean OptimisticSet, CallType UseCallType)
   at Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.NewLateBinding.LateSet(Object Instance, Type Type, String MemberName, Object[] Arguments, String[] ArgumentNames, Type[] TypeArguments, Boolean OptimisticSet, Boolean RValueBase, CallType CallType)
   at STR_Tower_Mapping_Report_Maker.clsReport.writePage_05()

Yada, yada, yada

I'm fairly certain the issue is the fact that the "LockAspectRatio" value should be "msoTrue", but since I'm late binding I'm merely guessing at the actual numeric value.

Any ideas?
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