Selecting a chart in a worksheet

vbacoder

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a way to select all the charts (or only one) on a worksheet in VB using its title/label?

I have tried Charts("Title").select, but this has not worked. I have recorded a macro, and the code generated is as follows:

ActiveSheet.ChartObjects("Chart 68").Activate
ActiveChart.ChartArea.Select
Selection.Delete

The Chart 68 bit is because I created 67 earlier charts (and deleted them; the latest being number 68.

Is there any way of using a less specific chart reference in the statement:

ActiveSheet.ChartObjects("Chart 68").Activate - like using "Title" instead of "Chart 68" in the brackets? My requirement is quite straight forward, I want to select any previously created charts in the worksheet and delete these, before creating a new chart. Of course, I could keep the same chart and change the data to be plotted, but selecting and deleting is more useful in my case.

Many thanks,

vcoder
 

Excel Facts

Will the fill handle fill 1, 2, 3?
Yes! Type 1 in a cell. Hold down Ctrl while you drag the fill handle.
This code will delete all charts on the active worksheet.
Code:
Sub DeleteAllCharts()
Dim ChObj As Object
    For Each ChObj In ActiveSheet.ChartObjects
        ChObj.Delete
    Next ChObj
End Sub
 
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