Picture

Picture class

Encapsulates the object that represents a single picture in a spreadsheet.

public class Picture : Shape

Properties

Name Description
ActiveXControl { get; } Gets the ActiveX control.
ActualLowerRightRow { get; } Get the actual bottom row.
AlternativeText { get; set; } Returns or sets the descriptive (alternative) text string of the Shape object.
AnchorType { get; set; } Gets and set the shape anchor placeholder.
AutoShapeType { get; set; } Gets and sets the auto shape type.
BorderLineColor { get; set; } Represents the Color of the border line of a picture.
BorderWeight { get; set; } Gets or sets the weight of the border line of a picture in units of pt.
Bottom { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape’s vertical offset from its lower bottom corner row, in unit of pixels.
ControlData { get; } Gets the data of control.
Data { get; set; } Gets the data of the picture.
DisplayAsIcon { get; set; } True if the specified object is displayed as an icon and the image will not be auto changed.
Fill { get; } Returns a FillFormat object that contains fill formatting properties for the specified shape.
Font { get; set; } Represents the font of shape.
FormatPicture { get; } Gets and sets the options of the picture format.
Formula { get; set; } Gets and sets the data of the formula.
Geometry { get; } Gets the geometry
Glow { get; } Represents a object that specifies glow effect for the chart element or shape.
Group { get; } Gets the group shape which contains this shape.
HasLine { get; set; } Gets and sets the line border of the shape is visible.
Height { get; set; } Represents the height of shape, in unit of pixel.
HeightCM { get; set; } Represents the height of the shape, in unit of centimeters.
HeightInch { get; set; } Represents the height of the shape, in unit of inches.
HeightInShape { get; set; } Represents the vertical offset of shape from the top border of the parent shape, in unit of 1/4000 of height of the parent shape..
HeightPt { get; set; } Represents the height of the shape, in unit of points.
HeightScale { get; set; } Gets and sets the height scale,in unit of percent of the original picture height. If the shape is not picture ,the HeightScale property only returns 100;
HtmlText { get; set; } Gets and sets the html string which contains data and some formats in this textbox.
Hyperlink { get; } Gets the hyperlink of the shape.
Id { get; } Gets the identifier of this shape.
ImageType { get; } Gets the image format of the picture.
InputRange { get; set; } Gets or sets the worksheet range used to fill the specified combo box.
IsAutoSize { get; set; } True indicates that the size of the ole object will be auto changed as the size of snapshot of the embedded content when the ole object is activated.
IsDynamicDataExchange { get; set; } Gets or sets whether dynamic data exchange
IsEquation { get; } Indicates whether the shape only contains an equation.
IsFilled { get; set; } Indicates whether the fill format is visible.
IsFlippedHorizontally { get; set; } Gets and sets whether shape is horizontally flipped .
IsFlippedVertically { get; set; } Gets and sets whether shape is vertically flipped .
IsGroup { get; } Indicates whether the shape is a group.
IsHidden { get; set; } Indicates whether the object is visible.
IsInGroup { get; } Indicates whether the shape is grouped.
IsLink { get; set; } Returns true if the picture is linked to a file.
IsLockAspectRatio { get; set; } True means that don’t allow changes in aspect ratio.
IsLocked { get; set; } True if the object is locked, False if the object can be modified when the sheet is protected.
IsPrintable { get; set; } True if the object is printable
IsRichText { get; } Whether or not the text is rich text.
IsSmartArt { get; } Indicates whether the shape is smart art.
IsTextWrapped { get; set; } Gets and sets the text wrapped type of the shape which contains text.
IsWordArt { get; } Indicates whether this shape is a word art.
Left { get; set; } Represents the horizontal offset of shape from its left column, in unit of pixels.
LeftCM { get; set; } Represents the horizontal offset of shape from its left column, in unit of centimeters.
LeftInch { get; set; } Represents the horizontal offset of shape from its left column, in unit of inches.
LeftInShape { get; set; } Represents the horizontal offset of shape from the left border of the parent shape, in unit of 1/4000 of width of the parent shape.
LeftToCorner { get; set; } Gets and sets the horizonal offset of shape from worksheet left border.
Line { get; } Gets line style
LinkedCell { get; set; } Gets or sets the worksheet range linked to the control’s value.
LowerDeltaX { get; set; } Gets or sets the shape’s horizontal offset from its lower right corner column. The range of value is 0 to 1024.
LowerDeltaY { get; set; } Gets or sets the shape’s vertical offset from its lower right corner row. The range of value is 0 to 256.
LowerRightColumn { get; set; } Represents lower right corner column index.
LowerRightRow { get; set; } Represents lower right corner row index.
MacroName { get; set; } Gets and sets the name of macro.
MsoDrawingType { get; } Gets mso drawing type.
Name { get; set; } Gets and sets the name of the shape.
OriginalHeight { get; } Gets the original height of the picture.
OriginalHeightCM { get; } Gets the original height of picture, in unit of centimeters.
OriginalHeightInch { get; } Gets the original height of picture, in unit of inches.
OriginalWidth { get; } Gets the original width of the picture.
OriginalWidthCM { get; } Gets the original width of picture, in unit of centimeters.
OriginalWidthInch { get; } Gets the original width of picture, in unit of inches.
Paths { get; } Gets the paths of a custom geometric shape.
Placement { get; set; } Represents the way the drawing object is attached to the cells below it. The property controls the placement of an object on a worksheet.
Reflection { get; } Represents a object that specifies reflection effect for the chart element or shape.
RelativeToOriginalPictureSize { get; set; } Indicates whether shape is relative to original picture size.
Right { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape’s horizontal offset from its lower right corner column, in unit of pixels.
RotationAngle { get; set; } Gets and sets the rotation of the shape.
ShadowEffect { get; } Represents a object that specifies shadow effect for the chart element or shape.
SignatureLine { get; set; } Gets and sets the signature line
SoftEdges { get; set; } Gets and sets the radius of blur to apply to the edges, in unit of points.
SourceFullName { get; set; } Gets or sets the path and name of the source file for the linked image.
Spid { get; } Specifies an optional string that an application can use to Identify the particular shape.
Spt { get; } Specifies an optional number that an application can use to associate the particular shape with a defined shape type.
Text { get; set; } Represents the string in this TextBox object.
TextBody { get; } Gets and sets the setting of the shape’s text.
TextDirection { get; set; } Gets/Sets the direction of the text flow for this object.
TextEffect { get; } Returns a TextEffectFormat object that contains text-effect formatting properties for the specified shape. Applies to Shape objects that represent WordArt.
TextHorizontalAlignment { get; set; } Gets and sets the text horizontal alignment type of the shape.
TextHorizontalOverflow { get; set; } Gets and sets the text horizontal overflow type of the shape which contains text.
TextOptions { get; set; } Represents the text options of the shape.
TextOrientationType { get; set; } Gets and sets the text orientation type of the shape.
TextShapeType { get; set; } Gets and sets the preset text shape type.
TextVerticalAlignment { get; set; } Gets and sets the text vertical alignment type of the shape.
TextVerticalOverflow { get; set; } Gets and sets the text vertical overflow type of the shape which contains text.
ThreeDFormat { get; } Gets and sets 3d format of the shape.
Title { get; set; } Specifies the title (caption) of the current shape object.
Top { get; set; } Represents the vertical offset of shape from its top row, in unit of pixels.
TopCM { get; set; } Represents the vertical offset of shape from its top row, in unit of centimeters.
TopInch { get; set; } Represents the vertical offset of shape from its top row, in unit of inches.
TopInShape { get; set; } Represents the vertical offset of shape from the top border of the parent shape, in unit of 1/4000 of height of the parent shape.
TopToCorner { get; set; } Gets and sets the vertical offset of shape from worksheet top border, in unit of pixels.
Type { get; } Gets the auto shape type.
UpperDeltaX { get; set; } Gets or sets the shape’s horizontal offset from its upper left corner column. The range of value is 0 to 1024.
UpperDeltaY { get; set; } Gets or sets the shape’s vertical offset from its upper left corner row. The range of value is 0 to 256.
UpperLeftColumn { get; set; } Represents upper left corner column index.
UpperLeftRow { get; set; } Represents upper left corner row index.
Width { get; set; } Represents the width of shape, in unit of pixels.
WidthCM { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape, in unit of centimeters.
WidthInch { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape, in unit of inch.
WidthInShape { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape, in unit of 1/4000 of the parent shape.
WidthPt { get; set; } Represents the width of the shape, in unit of point.
WidthScale { get; set; } Gets and sets the width scale, in unit of percent of the original picture width. If the shape is not picture ,the WidthScale property only returns 100;
Worksheet { get; } Gets the Worksheet object which contains this shape.
X { get; set; } Gets and sets the horizontal offset of shape from worksheet left border,in unit of pixels.
Y { get; set; } Gets and sets the vertical offset of shape from worksheet top border,in unit of pixels.
ZOrderPosition { get; set; } Returns the position of a shape in the z-order.

Methods

Name Description
AddHyperlink(string) Adds a hyperlink to the shape.
AlignTopRightCorner(int, int) Moves the picture to the top-right corner.
CalculateTextSize() Recalculate the text area
Characters(int, int) Returns a Characters object that represents a range of characters within the text.
Copy(Picture, CopyOptions) Copy the picture.
FormatCharacters(int, int, Font, StyleFlag) Formats some characters with the font setting.
GetCharacters() Returns all Characters objects that represents a range of characters within the text .
GetConnectionPoints() Get the connection points
GetInputRange(bool, bool) Gets the range used to fill the control.
GetLinkedCell(bool, bool) Gets the range linked to the control’s value.
GetLockedProperty(ShapeLockType) Gets the value of locked property.
virtual GetResultOfSmartArt() Converting smart art to grouped shapes.
override IsSameSetting(object) Returns whether the shape is same.
Move(int, int) Moves the picture to a specified location.
MoveToRange(int, int, int, int) Moves the shape to a specified range.
RemoveActiveXControl() Remove activeX control.
RemoveHyperlink() Remove the hyperlink of the shape.
SetInputRange(string, bool, bool) Sets the range used to fill the control.
SetLinkedCell(string, bool, bool) Sets the range linked to the control’s value.
SetLockedProperty(ShapeLockType, bool) Set the locked property.
ToFrontOrBack(int) Brings the shape to the front or sends the shape to back.
ToImage(ImageOrPrintOptions) Returns the bitmap object of the shape .
ToImage(Stream, ImageFormat) Creates the shape image and saves it to a stream in the specified format.
ToImage(Stream, ImageOrPrintOptions) Saves the shape to a stream.
ToImage(string, ImageOrPrintOptions) Saves the shape to a file.
UpdateSelectedValue() Update the selected value by the value of the linked cell.

Examples


[C#]
//Instantiating a Workbook object
Workbook workbook = new Workbook();
//Adding a new worksheet to the Workbook object
int sheetIndex = workbook.Worksheets.Add();
//Obtaining the reference of the newly added worksheet by passing its sheet index
Worksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[sheetIndex];
//Adding a picture at the location of a cell whose row and column indices
//are 5 in the worksheet. It is "F6" cell
worksheet.Pictures.Add(5, 5, "image.gif");
//Saving the Excel file
workbook.Save("book1.xls", SaveFormat.Excel97To2003);

[Visual Basic]

'Instantiating a Workbook object
Dim workbook As Workbook = New Workbook()
'Adding a new worksheet to the Workbook object
Dim sheetIndex As Integer = workbook.Worksheets.Add()
'Obtaining the reference of the newly added worksheet by passing its sheet index
Dim worksheet As Worksheet = workbook.Worksheets(sheetIndex)
'Adding a picture at the location of a cell whose row and column indices
'are 5 in the worksheet. It is "F6" cell
worksheet.Pictures.Add(5, 5, "image.gif")
'Saving the Excel file
workbook.Save("book1.xls", SaveFormat.Excel97To2003)

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