Paste Special As An Enhanced Metafile

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What This VBA Code Does

Get a great looking image of an Excel Chart or Table by pasting your copied Excel object into your active PowerPoint slide as an Enhanced Metafile.

Sub EnhancedMetafile_Paste()

'PURPOSE:Paste Contents as PasteSpecial Enhanced Metafile

Dim Sld As Slide

'Ensure focus is on slide

    Set Sld = Application.ActiveWindow.View.Slide

    On Error GoTo NoCopy
        Sld.Shapes.PasteSpecial (ppPasteEnhancedMetafile)
    On Error GoTo 0

Exit Sub

    MsgBox "There was nothing copied to paste!"
End Sub

Other Types of PasteSpecial

Paste TypeEnumVBA Code
Enhanced Metafile2ppPasteEnhancedMetafile
Metafile Picture3ppPasteMetafilePicture
OLE Object10ppPasteOLEObject

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