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Place picture behind text
In Excel X for Mac: Need to place picture behind text (in cells, no
textbox), WITHOUT making picture "Background" (via Format->Sheet
command). Any ideas?
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- In all versions of XL (Win and Mac), pictures reside in the drawing
layer *above* the cells. They can't be placed in cells, which can
contain only values or formulae.
One technique is to place the picture above the cells, then increase the
Another method is to use the camera tool to take a linked picture of the
cells, format the picture with a no-fill background, then place the
desired "background" picture above the cells, then locate the cell
picture in front of the other picture.
In article <frivoniss.22m13b_1138897221.5603.excel.questionfor.info.excelforum-nospam.com>,
> In Excel X for Mac: Need to place picture behind text (in cells, no
> textbox), WITHOUT making picture "Background" (via Format->Sheet
> command). Any ideas?#1; Thu, 22 May 2008 19:04:00 GMT