Axis Properties (Excel)

Office 2013

This object has the following properties:

Name

Description

Application

When used without an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Excel application. When used with an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the creator of the specified object (you can use this property with an OLE Automation object to return the application of that object). Read-only.

AxisBetweenCategories

True if the value axis crosses the category axis between categories. Read/write Boolean.

AxisGroup

Returns the group for the specified axis. Read-only

AxisTitle

Returns an AxisTitle object that represents the title of the specified axis. Read-only.

BaseUnit

Returns or sets the base unit for the specified category axis. Read/write XlTimeUnit.

BaseUnitIsAuto

True if Microsoft Excel chooses appropriate base units for the specified category axis. The default value is True. Read/write Boolean.

Border

Returns a Border object that represents the border of the object.

CategoryNames

Returns or sets all the category names for the specified axis, as a text array. When you set this property, you can set it to either an array or a Range object that contains the category names. Read/write Variant.

CategoryType

Returns or sets the category axis type. Read/write XlCategoryType.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which this object was created. Read-only Long.

Crosses

Returns or sets the point on the specified axis where the other axis crosses. Read/write Long.

CrossesAt

Returns or sets the point on the value axis where the category axis crosses it. Applies only to the value axis. Read/write Double.

DisplayUnit

Returns or sets the unit label for the value axis. Read/write XlDisplayUnit, xlCustom, or xlNone.

DisplayUnitCustom

If the value of the DisplayUnit property is xlCustom, the DisplayUnitCustom property returns or sets the value of the displayed units. The value must be from 0 through 10E307. Read/write Double.

DisplayUnitLabel

Returns the DisplayUnitLabel object for the specified axis. Returns null if the HasDisplayUnitLabel property is set to False. Read-only.

Format

Returns the ChartFormat object. Read-only.

HasDisplayUnitLabel

True if the label specified by the DisplayUnit or DisplayUnitCustom property is displayed on the specified axis. The default value is True. Read/write Boolean.

HasMajorGridlines

True if the axis has major gridlines. Only axes in the primary axis group can have gridlines. Read/write Boolean.

HasMinorGridlines

True if the axis has minor gridlines. Only axes in the primary axis group can have gridlines. Read/write Boolean.

HasTitle

True if the axis or chart has a visible title. Read/write Boolean.

Height

Returns a Double value that represents the height, in points, of the object.

Left

Returns a Double value that represents the distance, in points, from the left edge of the object to the left edge of the chart area.

LogBase

Returns or sets the base of the logarithm when you are using log scales. Read/write Double.

MajorGridlines

Returns a Gridlines object that represents the major gridlines for the specified axis. Only axes in the primary axis group can have gridlines. Read-only.

MajorTickMark

Returns or sets the type of major tick mark for the specified axis. Read/write XlTickMark.

MajorUnit

Returns or sets the major units for the value axis. Read/write Double.

MajorUnitIsAuto

True if Microsoft Excel calculates the major units for the value axis. Read/write Boolean.

MajorUnitScale

Returns or sets the major unit scale value for the category axis when the CategoryType property is set to xlTimeScale. Read/write XlTimeUnit.

MaximumScale

Returns or sets the maximum value on the value axis. Read/write Double.

MaximumScaleIsAuto

True if Microsoft Excel calculates the maximum value for the value axis. Read/write Boolean.

MinimumScale

Returns or sets the minimum value on the value axis. Read/write Double.

MinimumScaleIsAuto

True if Microsoft Excel calculates the minimum value for the value axis. Read/write Boolean.

MinorGridlines

Returns a Gridlines object that represents the minor gridlines for the specified axis. Only axes in the primary axis group can have gridlines. Read-only.

MinorTickMark

Returns or sets the type of minor tick mark for the specified axis. Read/write XlTickMark.

MinorUnit

Returns or sets the minor units on the value axis. Read/write Double.

MinorUnitIsAuto

True if Microsoft Excel calculates minor units for the value axis. Read/write Boolean.

MinorUnitScale

Returns or sets the minor unit scale value for the category axis when the CategoryType property is set to xlTimeScale. Read/write XlTimeUnit.

Parent

Returns the parent object for the specified object. Read-only.

ReversePlotOrder

True if Microsoft Excel plots data points from last to first. Read/write Boolean.

ScaleType

Returns or sets the value axis scale type. Read/write XlScaleType.

TickLabelPosition

Describes the position of tick-mark labels on the specified axis. Read/write XlTickLabelPosition.

TickLabels

Returns a TickLabels object that represents the tick-mark labels for the specified axis. Read-only.

TickLabelSpacing

Returns or sets the number of categories or series between tick-mark labels. Applies only to category and series axes. Can be a value from 1 through 31999. Read/write Long.

TickLabelSpacingIsAuto

Returns or sets whether or not the tick label spacing is automatic. Read/write Boolean.

TickMarkSpacing

Returns or sets the number of categories or series between tick marks. Applies only to category and series axes. Can be a value from 1 through 31999. Read/write Long.

Top

Returns a Double value that represents the distance, in points, from the top edge of the object to the top of row 1 (on a worksheet) or the top of the chart area (on a chart).

Type

Returns an XlAxisType value that represents the Axis type.

Width

Returns a Double value that represents the width, in points, of the object.

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