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Add Icon To Macro Button Using VBA


The following code is for a macro button I have setup, but it is in text only form. I want to add an icon to the text. Also, are there other icons to use than the lame ones from Microsoft?

Dim myButton As CommandBarButton
Set myButton = Application. CommandBars("Worksheet Menu Bar").Controls.Add
myButton.Caption = "Hours Entry"
myButton.Style = msoButtonCaption
myButton.BeginGroup = True
myButton.OnAction = "Show_"


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