ChartSheetBase.SetSourceData Method (Range, Object)


Sets the source data range for the Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheetBase.

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

public void SetSourceData(
	Range source,
	object plotBy


Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range

The range that contains the source data.

Type: System.Object

Specifies the way the data is to be plotted. Can be either of the following XlRowCol constants: xlColumns or xlRows.

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

The following code example uses the SetSourceData method to set the data source of the current Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheetBase to a range on Sheet1 that contains cells A1 through B5.

private void UseArea3DGroup()
    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.xl3DArea;

    this.Area3DGroup.HasDropLines = true;
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