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    Question Creating Custom Button Image

    Hey all,

    Could anyone help with custom button images? I did create an add-in by using the image in the add-in and then using the "paste face"script. However, that method has its limitations! Is there any other method?

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    Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    what buttons? what addin did you use?
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    Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    Andy Pope's Button Editor might help
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    Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    What are the limitations that you have encountered?
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    Smile Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    HI all,

    I tried copying a picture into the add in file i created and wrote a script to paste that picture as a button image every time the add-in opens (i.e. when excel is loaded after the add in is installed) . However, since the image is copied in the clipboard, whenever a user performs a first operation on a sheet as "paste", the picture gets pasted in the current working (new)sheet. I'm looking for another way!

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    Smile Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    Also, since I need to install the add-in on multiple computers, I need to be able to change the image right in the source add-in file!

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    Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    So maybe the solution is to clear the clipboard after pasting your image.

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    Re: Creating Custom Button Image

    Thanks Andy, this works - a great idea!

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