Chart.ChartGroups Property (Project)

Gets an object that represents either a single chart group or a collection of chart groups, where a chart group represents one or more series of data points that are plotted with the same format. Read-only Object.


expression. ChartGroups

expression A variable that represents a 'Chart' object.


A chart contains one or more chart groups, and each chart group contains one or more series of data points. For example, a single chart might contain both a line chart group, containing all the series plotted with the line chart format, and a bar chart group, containing all the series plotted with the bar chart format.


The following example should be run on a simple line chart. The example toggles drop lines on and off for the chart.

Sub ToggleDropLines()
    Dim chartShape As Shape
    Dim chartGroup As Office.IMsoChartGroup
    Dim dropLines As Boolean
    Dim reportName As String
    reportName = "Simple line chart"
    Set chartShape = ActiveProject.Reports(reportName).Shapes(1)
    Set chartGroup = chartShape.Chart.ChartGroups(1)
    dropLines = chartGroup.HasDropLines
    MsgBox "Chart group in " &; reportName &; ": " _
        &; vbCrLf &; "Drop lines: " &; dropLines
    chartGroup.HasDropLines = Not dropLines
End Sub

Property value


See also

Chart Object