Solved

Creating custom data labels in a chartseries

Posted on 2013-01-23
3
360 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-24
Please take a look at the attached workbook. I need to get my chart values from Row 4, but I want to get my data labels from Row 5.

How do I do that? Assuming thatI can have a custom label other than series, category or value.

Thanks,
John
Custom-Data-Labels.xlsx
0
Comment
Question by:gabrielPennyback
3 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 250 total points
ID: 38813388
Hi,

Maybe you should use this

http://appspro.com/Utilities/ChartLabeler.htm

regards
0
 
LVL 18

Assisted Solution

by:krishnakrkc
krishnakrkc earned 250 total points
ID: 38813512
Hi

Put this code in the sheet module. (Right click on tab name > view code > paste the code there in the white pane)

I assume that the sheet has some formulas. The code will fire each time when a calculation happens in the sheet.

Option Explicit

Private Sub Worksheet_Calculate()
    
    Dim rngLabel    As Range
    Dim rngValue    As Range
    Dim i           As Long
    
    Set rngValue = Range("B9:P9")       '<< adjust to suit
    Set rngLabel = Range("B10:P10")     '<< adjust to suit
    
    Application.ScreenUpdating = 0
    For i = 1 To rngValue.Columns.Count
        With rngValue.Cells(1, i)
            .NumberFormat = """Wk """ & .Value & vbLf & """ " & Right(rngLabel.Cells(1, i).Value, 4) & """"
        End With
    Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = 1
    
End Sub

Open in new window


Kris
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:gabrielPennyback
ID: 38817055
Thank you for your solutions. They didn't quite address my actual situation but the two of you got me started in the right direction and I was able to come with a good solution. For what it's worth, this is what I ended up with.

Sub GetDataLabels()
Dim i As Long, Ln As Range
    ActiveSheet.ChartObjects("Chart 1").Activate
    ActiveChart.SetElement (msoElementPrimaryValueAxisShow)
    ActiveChart.ChartArea.Select
    ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).Values = "='Weeks Done'!$X$4:$AJ$4"
For i = 1 To 13
Set Ln = Sheets("Weeks Done").Cells(6, i + 23)
    ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).Points(i).HasDataLabel = True
    ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).Points(i).DataLabel.Text = _
        Left(Sheets("Weeks Done").Cells(5, i + 23), Ln) & vbLf & _
        Right(Sheets("Weeks Done").Cells(5, i + 23), Ln)
    ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).Points(i).DataLabel.Position = xlLabelPositionInsideEnd
Next i
    With ActiveChart.Axes(xlValue)
        .MinimumScale = [Lo]
        .MaximumScale = [Hi]
        .MinorUnitIsAuto = True     '.MajorUnit = [XAxisMajor]
    End With
ActiveChart.Axes(xlValue, xlPrimary).Delete
[A1].Select
End Sub

Thanks,
John
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Macro 6 49
DBF to ... Converter 5 32
How to add the word OR to the front of each Excel value 4 36
Issues with DAX Calculated Columns 6 8
This tutorial explains how to create a series of drop-down lists that are dependent upon prior selections to guide (“force”) the user to make the correct selection and reduce data errors within Microsoft Excel. Excel 2010 was used for this tutorial;…
This article will guide you to convert a grid from a picture into Excel format using Microsoft OneNote and no other 3rd party application.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now