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Axis.MajorTickMark Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the type of major tick mark for the specified axis. Read/write XlTickMark.


expression. MajorTickMark

expression A variable that represents an Axis object.


MajorTickMark can be set to one of the following XlTickMark constants:

  • xlTickMarkInside

  • xlTickMarkOutside

  • xlTickMarkCross

  • xlTickMarkNone


Note Although the following code applies to Microsoft Word, you can readily modify it to apply to PowerPoint.

The following example sets the major tick marks for the value axis for the first chart in the active document to be outside the axis.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        .Chart.Axes(xlValue).MajorTickMark = xlTickMarkOutside

    End If

End With

See also


Axis Object

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