Nintendo Console Dashboard – Linked Pictures

I was taking a glance around the Excel tag in the WordPress Reader, when I came across the following blog post about Linked Pictures in Excel.

This was a little bit of a revolution to me; when I made the Nintendo console dashboard I struggled to work out a passable fix for including dynamic pictures in VBA, ultimately deciding to scrap the code and just go with no pictures. Now that I know how to use Linked Pictures with named ranges to allow dynamic updates I could easily go back and update the old Dashboard!

Dashboard With PicsWhere it’s appropriate I’ll definitely use this method elsewhere, it saves busting out VBA and causing a potential hiccup when a user doesn’t enable macros which is always a concern I have when using VBA.

The link to the blog post above is a tutorial for using this method if you’d like to find out how to do it yourself!

The file is available here if you want to prod around yourself.



One comment

  1. Nice Dashboard.

    Glad to learn that my blogpost of Lookup image helped you enrich your Dashboard. 🙂 Indeed that is a very good trick for Dashboard,


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