VBA for Excel 2007 tutorial-organize pie chart


Organize pie chart

In this VBA code example, you will explore more things about pie chart. You will be able use VBA code to change the type of chart, set the chart title, and display the percentage on the chart.



VBA for Excel: VBA example code to organize pie chart

To run this VBA example code, you can copy and paste the VBA code below in to the block of Worksheet_Activate() procedure. To open this block, double-click the current worksheet, then in the objects dropdown list select Sheet1 and in events list select Activate.



VBA code for this example:



Option Explicit
Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
 
    'Select the data source
    Range("A1:G2").Select
    'Create a pie chart
    ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddChart , 10, 100
    ActiveSheet.Shapes(1).Select
    ActiveChart.SetSourceData Source:=Range("Sheet1!$A$1:$G$2"), PlotBy:=xlRows   

    'Set chart title
    ActiveChart.HasTitle = True
    ActiveChart.ChartTitle.Caption = "Coca Cola Sale by Year"
    'Specify Pie chart type
    ActiveChart.ChartType = xl3DPie
    'Change the chart type
    ActiveChart.ChartType = xl3DPieExploded

    'Display data values and percentages
    ActiveChart.ApplyDataLabels xlDataLabelsShowValue, , , , , , , True

End Sub 

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