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Series.MarkerStyle Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the marker style for a point or series in a line chart, scatter chart, or radar chart. Read/write XlMarkerStyle.


expression. MarkerStyle

expression A variable that represents a Series object.


MarkerStyle can be one of the following XlMarkerStyle constants:

  • xlMarkerStyleAutomatic —Automatic markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleCircle —Circular markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleDash —Long bar markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleDiamond —Diamond-shaped markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleDot —Short bar markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleNone —No markers.

  • xlMarkerStylePicture —Picture markers.

  • xlMarkerStylePlus —Square markers with a plus sign.

  • xlMarkerStyleSquare —Square markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleStar —Square markers with an asterisk.

  • xlMarkerStyleTriangle —Triangular markers.

  • xlMarkerStyleX —Square markers with an X.


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

The following example sets the marker style for series one for the first chart in the active document. You should run the example on a 2-D line chart.

With ActiveDocument.InlineShapes(1)

    If .HasChart Then

        .Chart.SeriesCollection(1).MarkerStyle = xlMarkerStyleCircle

    End If

End With

See also


Series Object

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