"Invalid Picture" error message when you set the Picture property in Excel for Mac

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SYMPTOMS
You may receive one of the following error messages when you try to set thePicture property of a user form:
Invalid picture
-or-
Run-time error '481':
Invalid picture
CAUSE
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.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, set the Picture property to a BMP graphic.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
REFERENCES

Excel 2001

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."

Excel 98

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."

MacXLX Mac XLX XL2001 XL98
Properties

Article ID: 175918 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 08:08:46 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac, Microsoft Excel X for Mac, Microsoft Excel 2001 for Mac, Microsoft Excel 98 for Macintosh

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