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Although you can use the AddPicture method in a Visual Basic macro to insert an image on a PowerPoint 97 slide, the AddPicture method requires you to specify the point size of the image. This article provides a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro (Sub procedure) that imports an image in the correct size. This method does not require you to know the point size of the image in advance.
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Sample Visual Basic Procedure
For more information about creating Visual Basic for Applications macros, click Contents and Index on the Help menu, click the Index tab in Microsoft PowerPoint Help, type the following text
how to create a macroand then double-click the selected text to go to the Create a macro in Visual Basic Editor topic. If you are unable to find the information you need, ask the Office Assistant.
For more information about how to use the sample code in this article, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
173707For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/173707/EN-US/ )OFF97: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/181058/EN-US/ )OFF98: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
Article ID: 168649 - Last Review: October 11, 2006 - Revision: 2.2