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How to Remove all Pictures / Objects From an Excel Workbook

This tutorial will show you how to remove all the images in an Excel worksheet at once.Pictures SelectAll

Removing images with Select Contents

1. To select all the images in your Excel worksheet, choose Home> Find & Select > Go to Special from the ribbon.

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2. Select Objects, and then click OK.


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All objects (images) in the active worksheet are selected.

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3. Press Delete.

Remove images with VBA

We can also delete all pictures with a VBA loop.

Sub DeletePictures()
   Dim oPic As Shape
   Dim wb As Workbook
   Dim ws As Worksheet
   'Loop through all worksheets
   For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets
   'Loop through all objects in the selected worksheet
      For Each oPic In ws.Shapes
      'Delete object
      Next oPic
   Next ws
End Sub

1. In Excel, press ALT + F11 on the keyboard to switch to the VBE (Visual Basic Editor).

2. Select Insert > Module from the menu.

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3. Enter the above code into the module window.

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4. Make sure you have clicked inside your subprocedure, and then click Run or press F5 on the keyboard to execute the code.Pictures VBA Run Code