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Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

Did you know that you can programatically make changes to Excel Charts? Yes you can! Let us... read more

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Did you know that you can programatically make changes to Excel Charts? Yes you can! Let us try updating a chart by adding the chart title using Excel Macros!

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Adds a title to the selected chart based on user input

Copy Source Code:


'Make sure you have selected your chart first
Sub AddChartTitle()

Dim titleText As Variant

On Error GoTo Last
'Get the Chart Title from the user
titleText = InputBox("Please enter the chart title", "Chart Title Input")

'Now set the title on the selected chart
ActiveChart.SetElement (msoElementChartTitleAboveChart)
ActiveChart.ChartTitle.Text = titleText
Last: Exit Sub

End Sub

Final Result: 

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

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Download excel workbookAdd-Chart-Title.xlsm


This is our starting chart:

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

See also  Put a Macro In The Quick Access Toolbar

Open the sheet containing the chart. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

Make sure your chart and macro are selected. Click Run.

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

Type in the title you want for your chart. Click OK.

Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

With just that, you have modified the chart title!Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

 

How to Add Chart Title Using Macros In Excel

 

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