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Point.MarkerBackgroundColorIndex Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the marker background color as an index into the current color palette, or as one of the following XlColorIndex constants: xlColorIndexAutomatic or xlColorIndexNone. Read/write Long.


expression. MarkerBackgroundColorIndex

expression A variable that represents a Point object.


The property applies only to line, scatter, and radar charts.


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

The following example sets the marker background and foreground colors for the second point in series one for the first chart in the active document.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        With .Chart.SeriesCollection(1).Points(2)

            ' Set the background color to green.

            .MarkerBackgroundColorIndex = 4

            ' Set the foreground color to red.

            .MarkerForegroundColorIndex = 3

        End With

    End If

End With

See also


Point Object

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