Chart - call to MinimumScale function makes the plot disappear

MarieBocc

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Hello everyone,

I am curently trying to create a chart with VBA and I am facing some dificulties trying to figure out how to adjust my X-axis. I use dates on this axis and if I do'nt set its the min and max dates programatically, the plot just goes from 01/01/1900 to 19/02/1900. The thing is, calling the MinimumScale function in my vba code indeed allows me to get the axis scale I wish for, but it removes the plot that was put there beforehand !
(The range C11:T11 contains the numbers of people required at the dates stated in C5:T5 and I just want to be able to reprensent it with a line chart.)

The code goes like this :

Code:
[FONT=Verdana,Arial,Tahoma,Calibri,Geneva,sans-serif]Sub Macro1()
    Dim cht As Object
    Set cht = ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Add(Left:=10, Width:=1000, Top:=400, Height:=300)
    With cht.Chart
        .Type = xlLine
        .SetSourceData Source:=Sheets("Filtres").Range("C11:T11")
        .Location Where:=xlLocationAsObject, Name:="Filtres"
        .HasTitle = True
        .ChartTitle.Characters.Text = "Calendar repartition"
        .Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).HasTitle = True
        .Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).AxisTitle.Characters.Text = "Dates"
        .Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).CategoryType = xlTimeScale
        .Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).TickLabels.NumberFormat = "dd-mm-yyyy"
        [COLOR=#ff0000].Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).MinimumScale = Sheets("Filtres").Cells(5, 3)[/COLOR]
        .Axes(xlCategory, xlPrimary).MaximumScale = Sheets("Filtres").Cells(5, 20)
        .Axes(xlValue, xlPrimary).HasTitle = True
        .Axes(xlValue, xlPrimary).AxisTitle.Characters.Text = "Effectifs"
        .HasAxis(xlCategory, xlPrimary) = True
        .HasAxis(xlValue, xlPrimary) = True
        .HasDataTable = False
    End With
    ActiveChart.Axes(xlCategory).TickMarkSpacing = 7
End Sub[/FONT]

Does anyone know what I should do to get both the plot and the scale the way I want it ?

Thank you for reading,

Marie
 

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You don't appear to be setting the XValues for the chart series anywhere. I suggest you add that in.
 

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