Shape fill of selected point in shart RRS feed

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  • I am trying in a VSTO add-in written in VB to change color of the selected points in a chart. I have managed to do this in Excel but selection in PowerPoint is slightly different.

    How can i by code change the color of only the selected points in a chart in PowerPoint?

    Thursday, June 8, 2017 8:42 AM

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  • Hi MattiasB_,

    Since this forum is discussing and asking questions about the Visual Basic programming language, IDE, libraries, samples, and tool, and your issue is more related to VSTO forum, I will move this thread to the more related forum.

    Thanks for your understanding and support.

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    Friday, June 9, 2017 2:25 AM
  • Hi MattiasB,

    What do you mean selected point, is it the chart series? Differing from Selection object in Excel Application, Selection.Type Property (PowerPoint) can be ppSelectionNone/ppSelectionShapes /ppSelectionSlides / ppSelectionText. We could get the selected chart but we are unable to get the selected point in the chart.

    I think PowerPoint may not provide the function to access the selected series. Maybe, you could use SeriesCollection as a workaround.

    Best Regards,


    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:29 AM