Axes Object (PowerPoint)

Represents a collection of all the Axis objects in the specified chart.

Version Added: PowerPoint 2007

Use the Axes method to return the Axes collection.

Use Axes(Type, AxisGroup), where Type is the axis type and AxisGroup is the axis group, to return an Axes collection that contains a single Axis object. Type can be one of the following XlAxisType constants: xlCategory, xlSeries, or xlValue. AxisGroup can be one of the following XlAxisGroup constants: xlPrimary or xlSecondary.

Note Note

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

The following example displays the number of axes for the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        MsgBox .Chart.Axes.Count

    End If

End With

Note Note

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

The following example sets the category axis title text for the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        With .Chart.Axes(xlCategory)

            .HasTitle = True

            .AxisTitle.Caption = "1994"

        End With

    End If

End With
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