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Chart.SelectEvent Event


Occurs when the Chart control is selected.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.dll)

event ChartEvents_SelectEventHandler SelectEvent

The following code example creates a Chart with a handler for the SelectEvent event that displays a message box when the primary axis of the chart is selected.

private void DisplayWhenPrimaryAxisSelected()
    this.Range["A1", "A5"].Value2 = 22;
    this.Range["B1", "B5"].Value2 = 55;

    Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.Chart chart1 = 
        this.Controls.AddChart(this.Range["D2", "H12"],
    chart1.SetSourceData(this.Range["A1", "B5"], 
    chart1.ChartType = Excel.XlChartType.xl3DColumn;

    chart1.SelectEvent +=
        new Excel.ChartEvents_SelectEventHandler(

void chart1_SelectEvent(int ElementID, int Arg1, int Arg2)
    if (Excel.XlChartItem.xlAxis == (Excel.XlChartItem)ElementID)
        if (Excel.XlAxisGroup.xlPrimary == (Excel.XlAxisGroup)Arg1)
            MessageBox.Show("The primary axis of the chart was selected.");
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