DataLabels.AutoText Property (PowerPoint)

True if all objects in the collection automatically generate appropriate text based on context. Read/write Boolean.


expression. AutoText

expression A variable that represents a 'DataLabels' object.


Setting the value of this property sets the AutoText property of all DataLabel objects contained by the collection. This property returns True only when the AutoText property for all DataLabel objects contained in the collection is set to True; otherwise, this property returns False.


Note Although the following code applies to Microsoft Word, you can readily modify it to apply to PowerPoint.

The following example sets the data labels for series one of the first chart in the active document to automatically generate appropriate text.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)
    If .HasChart Then
        .Chart.SeriesCollection(1). _
            DataLabels.AutoText = True
    End If
End With

See also

DataLabels Object