This article was previously published under Q175918
You may receive one of the following error messages when you try to set thePicture property of a user form:
Run-time error '481': Invalid picture
This problem occurs if you attempt to set the Picture property of auser form, either manually or programmatically, to a WMF, PICT, EMP, EPS, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, or PNG file.
To resolve this problem, set the Picture property to a BMP graphic.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about user forms, from the Visual Basic Editor, click theOffice Assistant, type userform, click Search, and then click to view "Creating a UserForm."
For more information about using the properties of a user form, from the Visual Basic Editor, click theOffice Assistant, type userform properties, click Search, and then click to view "UserForm Object, UserForms Collection."