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VB.net Excel Add-in Insert Picture in a specific cell

Posted on 2014-07-28
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Hi

What additional code would I use in that below to insert a picture into a specific cell
and use the size of the actual image rather than forcing it

Imports Excel = Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Public Class Form1
    Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
                ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

        Dim xlApp As Excel.Application
        Dim xlWorkBook As Excel.Workbook
        Dim xlWorkSheet As Excel.Worksheet
        Dim misValue As Object = System.Reflection.Missing.Value

        xlApp = New Excel.ApplicationClass
        xlWorkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Add(misValue)
        xlWorkSheet = xlWorkBook.Sheets("sheet1")

        'add some text
        xlWorkSheet.Cells(1, 1) = "http://vb.net-informations.com"
        xlWorkSheet.Cells(2, 1) = "Adding picture in Excel File"

        'replace you picture to xl_pic.JPG

        xlWorkSheet.Shapes.AddPicture("C:\xl_pic.JPG", _
             Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse, _
             Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoCTrue, 50, 50, 300, 45)

        xlWorkSheet.SaveAs("C:\vbexcel.xlsx")

        xlWorkBook.Close()
        xlApp.Quit()

        releaseObject(xlApp)
        releaseObject(xlWorkBook)
        releaseObject(xlWorkSheet)

        MsgBox("Excel file created , you can find the file c:\")
    End Sub

    Private Sub releaseObject(ByVal obj As Object)
        Try
            System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComObject(obj)
            obj = Nothing
        Catch ex As Exception
            obj = Nothing
        Finally
            GC.Collect()
        End Try
    End Sub

End Class
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
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Hi,

pls try

c = ActiveCell
PicTop = c.Top
PicLeft = c.Left
oPic = xlWorkSheet.Shapes.("C:\xl_pic.JPG", _
             Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse, _
             Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoTrue, PicLeft, PicTop, 0, 0)

oPic.ScaleHeight 1, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.MsoTrue
oPic.ScaleWidth 1, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.MsoTrue

Regards
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by:Murray Brown
ID: 40223640
Thanks very much
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