You cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007

You cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007

Article ID : 948683
Last Review : March 3, 2008
Revision : 1.0

SYMPTOMS

You cannot use Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA) to modify a chart that you have inserted in PowerPoint 2007.

Note You can use VBA modify a chart that you insert in earlier versions of PowerPoint.

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CAUSE

In Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, the chart object model (OM) is no longer available in Microsoft Visual Basic for Application (VBA).

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WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, use VBA in Excel to modify the inserted chart. Then, paste the chart from Excel into PowerPoint 2007 by using the VBA Automation techniques.

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STATUS

This change to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 is a known limitation.

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

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Keywords: 
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