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DataLabels.ShowCategoryName Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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True to display the category name for the data labels on a chart. False to hide the name. Read/write Boolean.


expression. ShowCategoryName

expression A variable that represents a DataLabels object.


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

The following example shows the category name for the data labels of the first series on the first chart.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then
        .Chart.SeriesCollection(1).DataLabels. _
            ShowCategoryName = True
    End If

End With

See also


DataLabels Object

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