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MS word Macro insert picture with "behind text" attribute

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Here is what I have for the macro, I want the image to be behind the text.  What am I missing?
Thanks,
John

Sub test()
'
' test Macro
'
'
    Dim shp As Shape
    Set shp = ActiveDocument.Shapes.AddPicture( _
        FileName:="C:\jkf.bmp", _
        SaveWithDocument:=True, _
        Anchor:=ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Range, _
        Left:=InchesToPoints(3), _
        Top:=InchesToPoints(5.5), _
        Width:=InchesToPoints(2.5), _
        Height:=InchesToPoints(0.9))
End Sub
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You need to change the WrapFormat Type:
Sub test()
'
' test Macro
'
'
    Dim shp As Shape
    Set shp = ActiveDocument.Shapes.AddPicture( _
        FileName:="C:\jkf.bmp", _
        SaveWithDocument:=True, _
        Anchor:=ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Range, _
        Left:=InchesToPoints(3), _
        Top:=InchesToPoints(5.5), _
        Width:=InchesToPoints(2.5), _
        Height:=InchesToPoints(0.9))
    With shp.WrapFormat
        .Type = wdWrapBehind
    End With
End Sub

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by:John_Fretz
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Thanks for the help.<br />Cheers,<br />John
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by:Jorge GONZALEZ
ID: 41864571
May I have your help? where is the error?

Sub Firma_JoGo()
'
' Firma_JoGo Macro
' Esta Macro inserta la Firma


'a) create new shape as object variable
Dim SHP 'As InlineShape/As Shape
Set SHP = Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture(FileName:="C:\Users\Jorge Gonzalez\OneDrive\Imágenes\Firma JoGo.jpg", LinkToFile:=False, SaveWithDocument:=True)
'b) changes made according to SHP variable:
With SHP
    'this will convert to shape 'in front of text' then 'Behind the Text'
    .ConvertToShape
    WrapFormat.Type = wdWrapBehind

 
End With


End Sub
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by:GrahamSkan
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Jorge GONZALEZ
Please open a new question. That way all experts who monitor the MS Word zone will be notified. Only contriburos to this question (two people) will be notified of your comment.
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