creating Charts by VBA code

leshem

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Hello All,
can you please help me, I need to create a chart by code only, meaning calling the right dialogs of whole process as in standard toolbar. I need the user to have the option of creating it on the current worksheet only.
Notice, only by code, ad a regard of clicking a button.

10X 10X 10X .
 

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XL-Dennis

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leshem,

Turn on Your macro-recorder and create a chart.

Explore the recorded code and make necessary adjustment in it.

If You need further help please return to the Board again.

With kind regards,
Dennis
 

Richie(UK)

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Hi leshem

Have you tried using the Macro recorder?

Goto Tools / Macro / Record new macro

Then prepare a chart in the normal way with your chosen data, switch off the recorder at the end and examine the code.

It should produce something similar to this:<pre>
Sub Macro2()
'
' Macro2 Macro
' Macro recorded 03/10/2002 by Richie
'

'
Charts.Add
ActiveChart.ChartType = xlColumnClustered
ActiveChart.SetSourceData Source:=Sheets("Sheet1").Range("G13:G17"), PlotBy _
:=xlColumns
ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).XValues = "=Sheet1!R13C6:R17C6"
ActiveChart.Location Where:=xlLocationAsObject, Name:="Sheet1"
End Sub</pre>

HTH

EDIT: Sorry Dennis - you are too quick for me! ;-

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This message was edited by Richie(UK) on 2002-10-03 05:47
 

leshem

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thanks Richie and Dennis.
I already done what you seggested.
Sorry for not making myself clear enough.
I'll try again.
I dont have the standard menu bar and tool bar. there for I dont have the regular option for creating Charts.
What you suggested will create allways the same charts for the application, same location, same size , same sheet and all.
what I want is to create a new menu that performs the option of creating a new chart. meaning - openng the right dialog boxes, basicly, performing by new written code, the standard action of Chart Wizard.
10x 10x :)
 

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