Chart.Deactivate Event


Occurs when the selection moves away from the Chart control, causing the Chart control to become deactivated.

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

event ChartEvents_DeactivateEventHandler Deactivate

The following code example creates a Chart with a handler for the Deactivate event that displays a message box when the chart is deactivated.

private void DisplayWhenDeactivated()
    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.Deactivate +=
        new Excel.ChartEvents_DeactivateEventHandler(

void chart1_Deactivate()
    MessageBox.Show("The chart was deactivated.");
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