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ChartData.Workbook Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the workbook that contains the chart data associated with the chart. Read-only Object.

Syntax

expression. Workbook

expression A variable that represents a ChartData object.

Remarks

Note You must call the Activate method before referencing this property; otherwise, an error occurs.

Example

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

The following example activates the Microsoft Excel workbook associated with the first chart in the active document. If the Excel workbook has multiple windows, the example activates the first window. The example then copies the contents of cells B1 through B5 and pastes the cell contents into the chart.

Note Excel must be open to modify data in the workbook.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then
        .Chart.ChartData.Activate
        .Chart.ChartData.Workbook. _
            Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("B1:B5").Copy
        .Chart.Paste
    End If

End With

See also

Concepts

ChartData Object

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