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Load Picture, Load Icon Dialog Boxes

Last modified: December 06, 2011

Applies to: Office 2013 | VBA


Loads an existing picture file.

Look in

Select the location of the picture you want to open.

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Shows a list of folders or drives one level above the current folder.

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Creates a new folder.

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Shows the folders or files in a list format that includes the icon and its name.

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Shows the folders or files in a list that includes the icon and name, its size, type, and the date and time it was last modified.

File name

Select or type the name of a picture file you want to open.

List files of type

Select a file type. Files of the selected type appear in the File Name box.

  • All Picture Files (*.bmp, *.dib, *.wmf, *.emf, *.ico, *.cur) — Lists all picture files.

  • Bitmaps (*.bmp, *.dib) — Lists bitmaps and DIBs.

  • Metafiles (*.wmf, *.wmf) — Lists Microsoft Windows Metafiles.

  • Icons (*.ico, *.cur) — Lists the icons.

  • All Files (*.*) — Lists files of all types.


Opens the selected file.


Closes the dialog box without loading a picture file.


Lists the folders and files on the desktop. The files and folders are displayed in the File Name box.

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