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Selection Property

Office 2003

ChartSpace object: Returns an Object that represents the selected object. Use the TypeName function to determine the type of the selected object.

PivotTable object: Returns or sets an Object that represents the selected object.

Spreadsheet and Window objects: Returns a Range object that represents the selected cells.


expression    Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


The procedure in this example runs whenever the selection in the chart workspace changes. If the user selects an axis, the procedure displays the minimum and maximum values for the axis.

Sub ChartSpace1_SelectionChange()

   Dim chConstants
   Dim minval
   Dim maxval

   Set chConstants = ChartSpace1.Constants

   If ChartSpace1.SelectionType = chConstants.chSelectionAxis Then

      minval = ChartSpace1.Selection.Scaling.Minimum

      maxval = ChartSpace1.Selection.Scaling.Maximum

      MsgBox "minimum = " & minval & " maximum = " & maxval
   End If

End Sub