Graying out certain areas of scatter plot

I have a scatter graph in which I would like only the area that should be focused on, to be in colour, and the rest should be grayed out. Aside from clicking on every single data point above and below my key area and changing the individual colour, is there a blanket approach I can take?

The area that should be in colour would be values between 80 and 120, the rest should be grayed out.

Any help would be much appreciated.
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

Could you send a sample?

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try something like this
Sub macro()
Dim arrVal As Variant
MyColor = rgbLightGrey
Set cht = ActiveChart
cht.ClearToMatchStyle
Set ser = cht.SeriesCollection(1)
    arrVal = ser.Values
    For Idx = 1 To ser.Points.Count
        Set pt = ser.Points(Idx)
        If arrVal(Idx) > 100 Or arrVal(Idx) < 80 Then
            pt.Format.Line.ForeColor.RGB = MyColor
            pt.MarkerBackgroundColor = MyColor
            pt.MarkerForegroundColor = MyColor
        End If
    Next

End Sub

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