Axis.MinorGridlines property (Word)

Returns the minor gridlines for the specified axis. Read-only Gridlines.



expression A variable that represents an Axis object.


Only axes in the primary axis group can have gridlines.


The following example sets the color of the minor gridlines for the value axis of the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1) 
 If .HasChart Then 
 With .Chart.Axes(xlValue) 
 If .HasMinorGridlines Then 
 ' Set the color to blue. 
 .MinorGridlines.Border.ColorIndex = 5 
 End If 
 End With 
 End If 
End With

See also

Axis Object

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