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CategoryType Property

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

XlCategoryType can be one of these XlCategoryType constants.

xlCategoryScale

xlAutomaticScale

xlTimeScale

expression.CategoryType

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

You cannot set this property for a value axis.

This example sets the category axis on the chart to use a time scale, with months as the base unit.

With myChart 
 With .Axes(xlCategory) 
 .CategoryType = xlTimeScale 
 .BaseUnit = xlMonths 
 End With 
End With
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