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ChartBorder.LineStyle Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the line style for the border. Read/write XlLineStyle, xlGray25, xlGray50, xlGray75, or xlAutomatic.


expression. LineStyle

expression A variable that represents a ChartBorder object.


The xlDouble and xlSlantDashDot constants of the XlLineStyle enumeration do not apply to charts.


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

The following example puts a border around the chart area and the plot area of the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        With .Chart

            .ChartArea.Border.LineStyle = xlDashDot

            With .PlotArea.Border

                .LineStyle = xlDashDotDot

                .Weight = xlThick

            End With

        End With

    End If

End With

See also


ChartBorder Object

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