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PlotArea.InsideTop Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the distance, in points, from the chart edge to the inside top edge of the plot area. Read/write Double.


expression. InsideTop

expression A variable that represents a PlotArea object.


The plot area used for this measurement does not include the axis labels. The Top property for the plot area uses the bounding rectangle that includes the axis labels.


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

The following example draws a dotted rectangle around the inside of the plot area for the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then
        With .Chart
            Set pa = .PlotArea

                With .Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _
                    pa.InsideLeft, pa.InsideTop, _
                    pa.InsideWidth, pa.InsideHeight)

                .Fill.Transparency = 1
                .Line.DashStyle = msoLineDashDot

            End With
        End With
    End If

End With

See also


PlotArea Object

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