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ChartSheetBase.AreaGroups Method

On a 2-D chart, returns an object that represents either a single area chart group (a ChartGroup object) or a collection of the area chart groups (a ChartGroups collection).

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

public Object AreaGroups(
	Object index


Type: System.Object

The chart group number.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

Optional Parameters

For information on optional parameters, see Optional Parameters in Office Solutions.

The following code example uses the AreaGroups method to display drop lines in the current Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheetBase.

private void SetAxisText()
    Globals.Sheet1.Range["A1", "A5"].Value2 = 22;
    Globals.Sheet1.Range["B1", "B5"].Value2 = 55;

    this.SetSourceData(Globals.Sheet1.Range["A1", "B5"],
    this.ChartType = Excel.XlChartType.xl3DColumn;

    Excel.Axis axis = (Excel.Axis)this.Axes(Excel.XlAxisType.xlValue,

    axis.HasTitle = true;
    axis.AxisTitle.Text = "Sales Figures";