Wanted to save your chart as in image to use elsewhere? You can use Excel Macros to convert your selected chart into an image!

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?

Converts your selected chart into an image

Copy Source Code:


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

ActiveChart.ChartArea.Copy
ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Select

'Converts the Chart into an Image 
'Then it gets pasted on Cell A1 of the active sheet
ActiveSheet.Pictures.Paste.Select

End Sub

Final Result: 

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Exercise Workbook:

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This is our chart that we want to convert:

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STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Convert Chart into Image Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

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

Convert Chart into Image Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

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

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

Convert Chart into Image Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

With just one click, your chart is now converted into an image!

 Convert Chart into Image Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

How to Convert Chart into Image Using Macros In Excel

 

HELPFUL RESOURCE:

101 Macros Book

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