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Place picture behind text

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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

      transparancy.

      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.todaysummary.com.excelforum-nospam.com>,

      frivoniss <frivoniss.22m13b_1138897221.5603.excel.todaysummary.com.excelforum-nospam.com>

      wrote:

      > 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