How to extract hyperlinks from multiple images in Excel?

Let’s say, you have a list of images in a worksheet, and each image contains a hyperlink, now, you would like to extract the real hyperlink addresses from these pictures to their next cells as following screenshot shown. Of course, you can copy the hyperlink address from the Edit Hyperlink box one by one, but, this will be time-consuming if there are multiple hyperlinks needed to be extracted. In this article, I will introduce some methods to solve this task quickly and easily in Excel.

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Extract hyperlinks from multiple images with VBA code


arrow blue right bubble Extract hyperlinks from multiple images with VBA code

The following VBA code can help you to extract the real addresses from the multiple hyperlinked images at once, please do step by step:

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys in Excel to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

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

VBA code: Extract real addresses from multiple hyperlinked images

Sub ExtractHyperlinkFromPicture()
'updateby Extendoffice
    Dim xSh As Shape
    Dim xScreen As Boolean
    xScreen = Application.ScreenUpdating
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    For Each xSh In ActiveSheet.Shapes
        If xSh.Type = msoPicture Then
            On Error Resume Next
            Range(xSh.TopLeftCell.Address).Offset(0, 3).Value = xSh.Hyperlink.Address
            On Error GoTo 0
        End If
    Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = xScreen
End Sub

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, and all hyperlink addresses have been extracted into corresponding cells beside the pictures, see screenshot:

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Note: This code will extracted real addresses from all images in the current worksheet.


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    Richard · 3 years ago
    Worked like a charm once I figured out how to.