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Loop Through Worksheet Shapes, Display Properties and Delete

This example show the syntax to loop through all the pictures in a worksheet, print some of their properties, and delete them. The next example shows how to loop through all shape objects, determine their type, and display their characteristics. The OLEEmbedded type 12 objects are then identified and properties are displayed (i.e. radio buttons and command buttons).

Program Code

Option Explicit

Public Sub LoopThroughPictures()
Dim Shape As Shape

For Each Shape In ActiveSheet.Shapes
    If Left(Shape.Name, 7) = "Picture" Then
        Shape.Select
        Debug.Print Shape.Name
        Debug.Print Shape.Left
        Debug.Print Shape.Top
        Debug.Print Shape.BottomRightCell.Address
        Debug.Print Shape.TopLeftCell.Address
        Shape.Delete
    End If
Next

End Sub

Public Sub LoopThroughObjectsExample()
Dim Shape As Shape
Dim i As Long
' *******************************************************
' This Loops Through All Shapes
' *******************************************************
For Each Shape In Sheets("Original").Shapes
    If Left(Shape.Name, 5) <> "Pictu" And Left(Shape.Name, 5) <> "Check" Then
        Debug.Print Shape.Name
        Debug.Print Shape.Type   'Type 12 is OLEObjects
        Debug.Print Shape.TopLeftCell.Address
    End If
Next Shape

' *******************************************************
' This Loops Only Through Type 12 Shapes (OLE Objects)
' *******************************************************
For i = 1 To Sheets("Original").OLEObjects.Count
    Debug.Print TypeName(ActiveSheet.OLEObjects(i).Object)
    If TypeName(ActiveSheet.OLEObjects(i).Object) = "OptionButton" Then
        Debug.Print ActiveSheet.OLEObjects(i).Name
    End If
Next i

End Sub

' *******************************************************
' Show All Possible Shape Types
' *******************************************************
Sub LoopThroughAllShapeTypes()
    'Refers to each object on the current page and returns the Shapes.Type
    'Can be very useful when searching through all objects on a page
    Dim it As String
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim Ctr As Integer
    '''''''''''''''''
    'Read-only  Long
    '''''''''''''''''
    For i = 1 To ActiveSheet.Shapes.Count
        With ActiveSheet.Shapes(i)

        Select Case .Type
            'Type 1
            Case msoAutoShape
                it = "an AutoShape. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 2
            Case msoCallout
                it = "a Callout. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 3
            Case msoChart
                it = "a Chart. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 4
            Case msoComment
                it = "a Comment. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 5
            Case msoFreeform
                it = "a Freeform. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 6
            Case msoGroup
                it = "a Group. Type : " & .Type

            ' If it's a group them iterate thru
            ' the items and list them

                it = it & vbCrLf & "Comprised of..."
                For Ctr = 1 To .GroupItems.Count
                    it = it & vbCrLf & _
                        .GroupItems(Ctr).Name & _
                        ". Type:" & .GroupItems(Ctr).Type
                Next Ctr

            'Type 7
            Case msoEmbeddedOLEObject
                it = "an Embedded OLE Object. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 8
            Case msoFormControl
                it = "a Form Control. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 9
            Case msoLine
                it = "a Line. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 10
            Case msoLinkedOLEObject
                it = "a Linked OLE Object. Type : " & .Type
                With .LinkFormat
                    it = it & vbCrLf & "My Source: " & _
                        .SourceFullName
                End With

            'Type 11
            Case msoLinkedPicture
                it = "a Linked Picture. Type : " & .Type
                With .LinkFormat
                    it = it & vbCrLf & "My Source: " & _
                        .SourceFullName
                End With

            'Type 12
            Case msoOLEControlObject
                it = "an OLE Control Object. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 13
            Case msoPicture
                it = "a embedded picture. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 14
            Case msoPlaceholder
                it = "a text placeholder (title or regular text--" & _
                     "not a standard textbox) object." & _
                     "Type : " & .Type

            'Type 15
            Case msoTextEffect
                it = "a WordArt (Text Effect). Type : " & .Type

            'Type 16
            Case msoMedia
                it = "a Media object .. sound, etc. Type : " & .Type
                With .LinkFormat
                    it = it & vbCrLf & " My Source: " & _
                    .SourceFullName
                End With

            'Type 17
            Case msoTextBox
                it = "a Text Box."

            'Type 18 = msoScriptAnchor, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoScriptAnchor
            Case 18
                it = " a ScriptAnchor. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 19 = msoTable, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoTable
            Case 19
                it = " a Table. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 19 = msoCanvas, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoCanvas
            Case 20
                it = " a Canvas. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 21 = msoDiagram, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoDiagram
            Case 22
                it = " a Diagram. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 22 = msoInk, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoInk
            Case 22
                it = " an Ink shape. Type : " & .Type

            'Type 23 = msoInkComment, not defined in PPT pre-2000 so we use the numeric value
            'Case msoInkComment
            Case 23
                it = " an InkComment. Type : " & .Type


            'Type -2
            Case msoShapeTypeMixed
                it = "a Mixed object (whatever that might be)." & _
                     "Type : " & .Type

            'Just in case
            Case Else
                it = "a mystery!? An undocumented object type?" & _
                        " Haven't found one of these yet!"
        End Select

        MsgBox ("I'm " & it)
        End With
    Next i
End Sub


Sub LoopThroughShapes()
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim shp As Shape
' ****************************************************
' This Scans Through All Shapes... If a shape is an
' Active-X OLE Object, it displays the type, such
' As ComboBox, CommandButton, OptionButton, CheckBox
' ****************************************************
For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets
        For Each shp In ws.Shapes
            Debug.Print shp.Type
            If shp.Type = 12 Then
                Debug.Print TypeName(shp.OLEFormat.Object.Object)
            End If
        Next shp
    Next ws
End Sub