chart height width VBA problem

mdavide

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Hi all,

I've a strange problem when I try to change width/height of a graph via VBA: chart changes but with wrong values, that is I write width=77 but it sets width=21! why?
if I run step by step in debug mode, the code works fine!?!

this is my part of code

Code:
ch.Parent.Parent.Shapes(ch.Parent.Name).Top = 0
ch.Parent.Parent.Shapes(ch.Parent.Name).Left = 0
ch.Parent.Parent.Shapes(ch.Parent.Name).Width = 100
ch.Parent.Parent.Shapes(ch.Parent.Name).Height = 150

ch.PlotArea.Top = 0
ch.PlotArea.Left = 3
ch.PlotArea.Width = 77
ch.PlotArea.Height = 130

where ch is a Chart

thanks

DM
 

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Are you sure the width is set to 21 afterwards? How are you testing this?
 
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I'm sure, I see the chart and I see in th local variables window.
I have a breakpoint at the end of the function, so I move a few steps back then run again and it works fine!
 
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That sounds very weird. I wonder if the units involved change depending on what mode the code runs in? No, that would be silly.
 
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I know it's so strange that I can't find a solution, what I want to know is if there are known bugs of this type.
 
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