The thread entitled Inlineshapes are black boxes (Office 2000 / Word)
can now be found <a href=http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=wrd&Number=320557&page= 0&view=expanded&sb=5&o=31&part=>here</a>.
Reason: the question has nothing to do with VBA.