PlotArea.InsideTop property (Word)

Returns or sets the distance, in points, from the chart edge to the inside top edge of the plot area. Read/write Double.



expression A variable that represents a 'PlotArea' object.


The plot area used for this measurement does not include the axis labels. The Top property for the plot area uses the bounding rectangle that includes the axis labels.


The following example draws a dotted rectangle around the inside of the plot area for the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1) 
 If .HasChart Then 
 With .Chart 
 Set pa = .PlotArea 
 With .Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _ 
 pa.InsideLeft, pa.InsideTop, _ 
 pa.InsideWidth, pa.InsideHeight) 
 .Fill.Transparency = 1 
 .Line.DashStyle = msoLineDashDot 
 End With 
 End With 
 End If 
End With

See also

PlotArea Object

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