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Deleting pictures from Excel: Shapes.Item.Delete doesn't work

Asked by AR
on 1 Aug 2018
Latest activity Edited by Walter Roberson
on 13 Aug 2018
I have an Excel sheet (assume sheet 5) with several images in it. That is to say .jpg or .png. I do this:
... blah blah...
sheethandle = get(Sheets, 'Item', 5);
invoke(sheethandle, 'Activate');
Activesheet = Excel.Activesheet;
Shapes = sheethandle.Shapes;
for s = Shapes.Count:-1:1
Shapes.Item(s).Delete;
end
At this point, the Shapes variable shows a count of 0 when examined in the workspace. However, the Excel sheet still shows all the images intact. What do I need to do to make it work?

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Answer by Othmane ELMOUATAMID on 13 Aug 2018
Edited by Othmane ELMOUATAMID on 13 Aug 2018

Hi AR,
Check this answer.

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I have seen this answer before. As far as I can tell, this is exactly what I am doing (reported above), but isn't exactly working. Thanks.

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