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This site contains the documentation for Office 365 REST APIs exposed on the OneNote and Outlook endpoints. The documentation is no longer actively updated. It is here for your reference, in case you have already included any of the API in your project.

Office 365 services, such as OneNote, Outlook, Excel, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Planner, and SharePoint, are now exposed in Microsoft Graph. Microsoft Graph is a unified API endpoint for accessing data across Microsoft 365, which includes Office 365, Enterprise Mobility, and Security and Windows services. It provides a simplified developer experience, with one endpoint and a single authentication token that gives your app access to data across all these services.

Our recommendation:

  • If you are starting a new app, please use Microsoft Graph.
  • If you are maintaining an existing project, use this documentation set for reference. In addition, plan your move to the latest APIs in Microsoft Graph to take advantage of all the new functionality and innovation there.
  • If you are adding new functionality to an existing project, integrate that new functionality by using Microsoft Graph.

With Microsoft Graph, you can access Office 365 data and more, from solutions across mobile, web, and desktop platforms. So whether you're building web applications by using .NET, PHP, Java, Python, or Ruby on Rails, or creating apps for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), iOS, Android, or on another device platform, it's your choice.

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inserting a picture into word and changing the position RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I'm using vb.net to create a word document

    I've inserted a picture using the following code:

      Dim s As Word.InlineShape
                    s = oWord.Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture(PictureLocation, False, True)
                  

    I can now set some properties of my picture e.g.

    s.width = 100

    But I can't set the left position of the picture. By default it lines the picture up with the left margin of the text in the document but i want it aligned with the table margin which is 0.21cm to the left of this

    When I recorded a macro to do it I got

    selection.shaperange.left = centimetrestopoints(-0.21)

    but I'm not sure how incorporate this into my code

    Thanks in advance for any help

    • Moved by Youen Zen Monday, March 25, 2013 7:02 AM From Visual Basic
    Sunday, March 24, 2013 5:10 PM

Answers

  • Hi Chris,

    oPara5.Range.PageSetup.LeftMargin = 20
    changes the page margin, not the paragraph indent. try something based on (vba):

    With oDoc
      .Range.Paragraphs.Last.Range.InsertParagraphAfter
      Set oPara5 = .Paragraphs.Last
      oPara5.Range.ParagraphFormat.LeftIndent = 20
      Set s = oPara5.Range.InlineShapes.AddPicture(PictureLocation, False, True)
      s.Width = 426
    End With


    Cheers
    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

    • Marked as answer by Seekaye Friday, March 29, 2013 11:15 AM
    Monday, March 25, 2013 9:31 PM

All replies

  • Hi Seekaye,

    I'll move this thread to Word for developers forum.

    Thanks,


    Shanks Zen
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    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help.

    Monday, March 25, 2013 6:59 AM
  • Hi Seekaye,

    Inline shapes don't have a 'left' property; that is governed by the paragraph they're part of. Accordingly, you need to either: (a) adjust the paragraph format; or (b) convert the inlineshape to a shape so you can access the shape's 'left' property.


    Cheers
    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

    Monday, March 25, 2013 9:33 AM
  • Hi,

    Thanks for your reply and sorry for posting in the wrong forum.

    I've tried to put the picture in a paragraph and set the left margin of the paragraph as follows:

     Dim oPara5 As Word.Paragraph
                    oPara5 = oDoc.Content.Paragraphs.Add(oDoc.Bookmarks.Item("\endofdoc").Range)
                    oPara5.Range.InsertParagraphBefore()
                    s = oWord.Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture(PictureLocation, False, True)
                    s.Width = 426
                    oPara5.Range.PageSetup.LeftMargin = 20
                    oPara5.Range.InsertParagraphAfter()

    Unfortunately this moves the margin of the entire document to 20.

    Is there any way I can move the margin of just the picture/this paragraph?

    Or would your second suggestion of converting the inlinesshape to a shape be easier?

    Many thanks for your help

    Chris


    Monday, March 25, 2013 6:02 PM
  • Hi Chris,

    oPara5.Range.PageSetup.LeftMargin = 20
    changes the page margin, not the paragraph indent. try something based on (vba):

    With oDoc
      .Range.Paragraphs.Last.Range.InsertParagraphAfter
      Set oPara5 = .Paragraphs.Last
      oPara5.Range.ParagraphFormat.LeftIndent = 20
      Set s = oPara5.Range.InlineShapes.AddPicture(PictureLocation, False, True)
      s.Width = 426
    End With


    Cheers
    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

    • Marked as answer by Seekaye Friday, March 29, 2013 11:15 AM
    Monday, March 25, 2013 9:31 PM
  • That's exactly what was needed.

    Many thanks for your help

    Chris

    Friday, March 29, 2013 11:16 AM
  • Hi Paul ,

    I have been searching Thread to set image position into word document.

    below is my code to insert image in to ms word using vb.net code.

    logoimg = Doc.Content.Paragraphs.Add
    logoimg.Range.Paragraphs.Alignment = WdParagraphAlignment.wdAlignParagraphJustifyHi
    logoimg.Range.InlineShapes.AddPicture(Environment.CurrentDirectory & "\Common\logo.jpg")

    I am lookin for code to make this image's position absolute.

    How can I set the absolute position of an image with top and left set to 0 with text through property 

    Any help would be very appreciated!

    Friday, March 27, 2015 1:48 PM
  • Similar post:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/11cb1309-c9cf-4b62-9513-1031cd85f3b2/set-image-position-absolute-position-text-through-in-ms-word-using-vbnet-code?forum=worddev

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    Monday, March 30, 2015 7:28 AM
  • I am lookin for code to make this image's position absolute.

    How can I set the absolute position of an image with top and left set to 0 with text through property

    You cannot make an inlineshape's postion absolute on the page - it must always be related to the paragraph it's inserted into. You can insert the inlineshape anywhere within the paragraph, but it's the paragraph's format and position on the page that provide the overriding boundaries of the inlineshape's positioning. If you need an absolute position on the page, you should use a shape object.

    Cheers
    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]


    PS: I've been away for 3 1/2 months, hence the delay in replying.
    Friday, June 5, 2015 11:36 AM
Welcome to Office 365 APIs | Microsoft Docs
Skip to main content

Office 365 APIs

This site contains the documentation for Office 365 REST APIs exposed on the OneNote and Outlook endpoints. The documentation is no longer actively updated. It is here for your reference, in case you have already included any of the API in your project.

Office 365 services, such as OneNote, Outlook, Excel, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Planner, and SharePoint, are now exposed in Microsoft Graph. Microsoft Graph is a unified API endpoint for accessing data across Microsoft 365, which includes Office 365, Enterprise Mobility, and Security and Windows services. It provides a simplified developer experience, with one endpoint and a single authentication token that gives your app access to data across all these services.

Our recommendation:

  • If you are starting a new app, please use Microsoft Graph.
  • If you are maintaining an existing project, use this documentation set for reference. In addition, plan your move to the latest APIs in Microsoft Graph to take advantage of all the new functionality and innovation there.
  • If you are adding new functionality to an existing project, integrate that new functionality by using Microsoft Graph.

With Microsoft Graph, you can access Office 365 data and more, from solutions across mobile, web, and desktop platforms. So whether you're building web applications by using .NET, PHP, Java, Python, or Ruby on Rails, or creating apps for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), iOS, Android, or on another device platform, it's your choice.

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