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How to delete all pictures in a range of cells?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-07-03

If there are multiple pictures populated into your worksheet, now, you want to delete some of them in a specified range, how do you deal with it quickly?

Delete all pictures in a specific range of cells with VBA code

Delete all pictures in a worksheet or whole workbook with Kutools for Excel

Delete all pictures in a specific range of cells with VBA code

Here is a simple VBA code can help you to delete the images in selected range without deleting them one by one, please do as this:

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

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

VBA code: delete all pictures in a selected range of cells:

Sub DeletePic()
    Dim xPicRg As Range
    Dim xPic As Picture
    Dim xRg As Range
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Set xRg = Range("A5:B8")
    For Each xPic In ActiveSheet.Pictures
        Set xPicRg = Range(xPic.TopLeftCell.Address & ":" & xPic.BottomRightCell.Address)
        If Not Intersect(xRg, xPicRg) Is Nothing Then xPic.Delete
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

Note: In the above code, A5:B8 is the range that you want to delete the pictures from, please change it to your need.

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, and the pictures in the selected range have been deleted at once, see screenshot:

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If you need to delete all images from a worksheet or a workbook, the Kutools for Excel’s Delete Illustrations & Objects utility can do you a favor.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:

1. Click Kutools > Delete > Delete Illustrations & Objects, see screenshot:

2. In the Delete Illustrations & Objects dialog box, check Pictures from the Delete section, and then choose the scope which you want to delete the pictures from under the look in section, see screenshot:

3. Then click Ok button, and all pictures will be deleted from the worksheet or whole workbook as you selected.

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