VBA for Excel 2007 tutorial-chart style


Chart style

In this VBA code example, you will learn to change the style of chart. There are 48 styles that you can apply to your chart. The style of chart can be specified by using the ChartStyle property of the chart object.



VBA for Excel: VBA example code to change the style of 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()

   

    Dim i As Integer

    'Fill Source data

    For i = 1 To 10

        Randomize

         Range("A" & i) = Int(100 * Rnd) + 1

         Range("B" & i) = Int(100 * Rnd) + 1

    Next

 

    'Select the data source

    Range("A1:B10").Select

    'Create a clusted column chart

    ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddChart xl3DColumn, 10, 180

    ActiveSheet.Shapes(1).Select

    ActiveChart.SetSourceData Source:=Range("Sheet1!$A$1:$B$10"), PlotBy:=xlColumns

   

    'Set the style of chart to number 20

    ActiveChart.ChartStyle = 20

 

End Sub



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