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Axes Method [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

Returns an object that represents either a single axis or a collection of the axes on the chart.

expression .Axes(Type, AxisGroup)

expression Required. An expression that returns a Chart object.

Type   Optional Variant. Specifies the axis to return. Can be one of the following XlAxisType constants: xlValue, xlCategory, or xlSeriesAxis (xlSeriesAxis is valid only for 3-D charts).

XlAxisGroup can be one of these XlAxisGroup constants.
xlPrimary default


This example adds an axis label to the category axis in Chart1.

With Charts("Chart1").Axes(xlCategory)
    .HasTitle = True
    .AxisTitle.Text = "July Sales"
End With

This example turns off major gridlines for the category axis in Chart1.

Charts("Chart1").Axes(xlCategory).HasMajorGridlines = False

This example turns off all gridlines for all axes in Chart1.

For Each a In Charts("Chart1").Axes
    a.HasMajorGridlines = False
    a.HasMinorGridlines = False
Next a

Applies to | Chart Object