WORD AUTOMATION C++ (VS6.0). How I can overwrite on background picture? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello, I use Word Automation in C++ (VS6.0).

    I load a picture (file *.jpg) in my document. This picture is the background.

    How I can write on this picture?

    Thanks for code or links that solve my problem.


    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:31 AM

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  • Hello,

    To write on a picture, we need to set its wrapping style into "Behind Text".

    Please visit

    InlineShapes.AddPicture Method (Word)

    InlineShape.ConvertToShape Method (Word) 

    WrapFormat.Type Property (Word)

    In VBA, we could use:

    Sub Demo()
    Dim myShape As Shape
    Dim myInlineShape As InlineShape
    Set myInlineShape = Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture(FileName:="filePath", LinkToFile:=False, SaveWithDocument:=True)
    Set myShape = myInlineShape.ConvertToShape
    myShape.WrapFormat.Type = wdWrapBehind
    Selection.TypeText ("TEST")
    End Sub



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