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copy paste embedded shapes between hidden worksheets

Posted on 2013-11-16
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Hello,

The code below has been implemented to:

1. delete existing OLE shapes from hidden worksheet 1
2. copy new OLE shapes from hidden worksheet 2
3. paste the copied shapes in hidden worksheet 1

The command button is on a worksheet 3, which is the only visible sheet to the user.

The code works fine for steps 1 and 2, but doesn't work for step 3 (pasting the shapes to hidden worksheet 1).

The code is as follows:

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()


 ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("6").Shapes.Range(Array("1", "2", "3", "4", "5")).Delete

 
    ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("7").Shapes.Range(Array("1", "2", "3", "4", "5")).Select
    Selection.Copy
   
       ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("6").Select
    Selection.Paste

End Sub


The answer appears so close - all help appreciated.
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Question by:Senechal
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by:gowflow
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replace this
Selection.Paste

by this
Selection.PasteSpecial

gowflow
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by:Senechal
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Hello gowflow,

Thank you for the suggestion, but the results are still the same as before: the deletion takes place OK, but not the copy and paste. I'm attaching a demo file in case this is any help.
DemoCopyPasteOLE.xlsm
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Here is it
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DemoCopyPasteOLE.xlsm
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by:Senechal
ID: 39654737
Hi goflow,

Your solution works perfectly. Thank you so much.
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by:Senechal
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Senechal's comment #a39654737

for the following reason:

Solution by goflow.
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by:gowflow
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I am objecting to this closure as supposed the asker made a mistake in closing it by awarding himself 0 points but no points to the correct answer. His comments clearly indicate that I provided the solution for him.
Tks/gowflow
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by:Senechal
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Gowflow provided an excellent solution and I cannot thank him enough for his courtesy and speed. It is absolutely worth 500 points. This is the first time I've used this system, so the mistake in point-setting was entirely mine.
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by:gowflow
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No problem don't worry I thought so. Pls feel free to put any comment on this question case you need further help with any other question. I will keep this one monitored.
gowflow
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