ChartObject ChartObject ChartObject Interface


Represents an embedded chart on a worksheet.

public interface class ChartObject
public interface ChartObject
Public Interface ChartObject


The ChartObject object acts as a container for a Chart object. Properties and methods for the ChartObject object control the appearance and size of the embedded chart on the worksheet. The ChartObject object is a member of the ChartObjects collection. The ChartObjects collection contains all the embedded charts on a single sheet.


Application Application Application

Returns an Application object that represents the creator of the specified object (you can use this property with an OLE Automation object to return the application of that object).

Border Border Border

Returns a Border object that represents the border of the object.

BottomRightCell BottomRightCell BottomRightCell

Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the lower-right corner of the object.

Chart Chart Chart

Returns a Chart object that represents the chart contained in the object.

Creator Creator Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which this object was created. If the object was created in Microsoft Excel, this property returns the string XCEL, which is equivalent to the hexadecimal number 5843454C.

Enabled Enabled Enabled

True if the object is enabled.

Height Height Height

The height of the object.

Index Index Index

Returns the index number of the object within the collection of similar objects.

Interior Interior Interior

Returns an Interior object that represents the interior of the specified object.

Left Left Left

The distance from the left edge of the object to the left edge of column A (on a worksheet) or the left edge of the chart area (on a chart).

Locked Locked Locked

True if the object is locked, False if the object can be modified when the sheet is protected.

Name Name Name

Returns or sets the name of the object.

OnAction OnAction OnAction

Reserved for internal use.

Parent Parent Parent

Returns the parent object for the specified object.

Placement Placement Placement

Returns or sets the way the object is attached to the cells below it.

PrintObject PrintObject PrintObject

True if the object will be printed when the document is printed.

ProtectChartObject ProtectChartObject ProtectChartObject

True if the embedded chart frame cannot be moved, resized, or deleted.

RoundedCorners RoundedCorners RoundedCorners

True if the embedded chart has rounded corners.

Shadow Shadow Shadow

True if the font is a shadow font or if the object has a shadow.

ShapeRange ShapeRange ShapeRange

Returns a ShapeRange object that represents the specified object or objects.

Top Top Top

The distance from the top edge of the object to the top of row 1 (on a worksheet) or the top of the chart area (on a chart).

TopLeftCell TopLeftCell TopLeftCell

Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the upper-left corner of the specified object.

Visible Visible Visible

Determines whether the object is visible.

Width Width Width

The width of the object.

ZOrder ZOrder ZOrder

Returns the z-order position of the object.


_Copy() _Copy() _Copy()
Activate() Activate() Activate()

Makes the current chart the active chart.

BringToFront() BringToFront() BringToFront()

Brings the object to the front of the z-order.

Copy() Copy() Copy()

Copies the object to the Clipboard. Copies a picture of the point or series to the Clipboard.

CopyPicture(XlPictureAppearance, XlCopyPictureFormat) CopyPicture(XlPictureAppearance, XlCopyPictureFormat) CopyPicture(XlPictureAppearance, XlCopyPictureFormat)

Copies the selected object to the Clipboard as a picture.

Cut() Cut() Cut()

Cuts the object to the Clipboard or pastes it into a specified destination.

Delete() Delete() Delete()

Deletes the object.

Duplicate() Duplicate() Duplicate()

Duplicates the object and returns a reference to the new copy.

Select(Object) Select(Object) Select(Object)

Selects the object.

SendToBack() SendToBack() SendToBack()

Sends the object to the back of the z-order.

Applies to