ShapeRange.Ungroup Method (Excel)

Ungroups any grouped shapes in the specified shape or range of shapes. Disassembles pictures and OLE objects within the specified shape or range of shapes.

expression .Ungroup

expression A variable that represents a ShapeRange object.

Return Value

A ShapeRange object that represents the ungrouped shapes.

Because a group of shapes is treated as a single object, grouping and ungrouping shapes changes the number of items in the Shapes collection and changes the index numbers of items that come after the affected items in the collection.

This example ungroups any grouped shapes and disassembles any pictures or OLE objects on myDocument.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) 
For Each s In myDocument.Shapes 
 s.Ungroup 
Next

This example ungroups any grouped shapes on myDocument without disassembling pictures or OLE objects on the document.

Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) 
For Each s In myDocument.Shapes 
 If s.Type = msoGroup Then s.Ungroup
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