How to delete all pictures or other objects in Excel easily?

If you want to delete all pictures from Microsoft Excel, it may be time-consuming to select each picture and delete them one by one. The following tricks may ease your work to delete all pictures:

Delete all pictures in active worksheet with Go To command

Delete all pictures in active worksheet with VBA

Delete all pictures or other objects in active worksheet / whole workbook with Kutools for Excel


Delete all pictures or other objects in active sheet or whole workbook:

Kutools for Excel’s Delete Illustrations & Objects utility can help you delete all pictures, charts, shapes or any other objects you need at once.


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Hint


Using Go To command can select all pictures in active worksheet. Work goes easy if we can select all pictures before deleting them.

1. Press F5 key to open the Go To dialog box in Excel.

2. Click the Special button, and get into Go To Special dialog box,then check the Object option. See screenshot:

3. And then click OK button, all pictures are selected in active worksheet, press Delete key to delete all of them.

Notes:

1. This method will select all objects in active worksheet, such as pictures, charts, shapes etc. If you do not want to delete other objects, you have to unselect other objects before pressing the Delete key.

2. This method will only delete pictures in active worksheet.


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Using VBA macro will help you delete all pictures in active worksheet quickly.

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys in Excel, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.

Sub DeleteAllPics()
Dim Pic As Object
For Each Pic In ActiveSheet.Pictures
Pic.Delete
Next Pic
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run this macro. And all of the pictures in active sheet are deleted at once.


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Kutools for Excel's Delete Illustrations & Object can remove all pictures immediately no matter they are in active worksheet or in the whole workbook.

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1. Click Kutools > Delete  > Delete Illustrations & Object . See screenshot:

2. In the Delete Illustrations & Object dialog box:

  • (1.) Check the Pictures or other objects option in Delete section.
  • (2.) Delete all pictures in the whole workbook, check the All Sheets option in Look in section; if deleting all pictures in active sheet, check Active sheet option; if deleting all pictures in specific sheets, check the Selected sheets option. See screenshot:
  • 3. Click OK. And all of the pictures have been deleted from active sheet, selected sheets, and whole workbook as you need.

    Kutools for Excel's Delete Illustrations & Object can help us delete all charts, lines, pictures, auto shapes, smart arts, text boxes, linked OLE objects and embedded OLE objects in active worksheet, selected worksheet or all worksheets of the current workbook.
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