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Hi Danny,

Any reason why you can not turn the gridlines off and back on when your
macro is run?

Cheers
Andy

Danny wrote:
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:


In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...

Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:


I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...

It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro, I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:


Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...

OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.








--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info

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Old September 12th 06, 01:02 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

Andy,

Thanks. Turning the grid lines off\on via a macro is whjat I ended up
doing. I was just trying to find a more efficient way within the original
macro.

Project is done, but still thinking about the "better mouse trap"!

Danny

"Andy Pope" wrote:

Hi Danny,

Any reason why you can not turn the gridlines off and back on when your
macro is run?

Cheers
Andy

Danny wrote:
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:


In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...

Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:


I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...

It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro, I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:


Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...

OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.








--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info

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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

What if you use .CopyPicture instead

ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).CopyPicture


Danny wrote:
Andy,

Thanks. Turning the grid lines off\on via a macro is whjat I ended up
doing. I was just trying to find a more efficient way within the original
macro.

Project is done, but still thinking about the "better mouse trap"!

Danny

"Andy Pope" wrote:


Hi Danny,

Any reason why you can not turn the gridlines off and back on when your
macro is run?

Cheers
Andy

Danny wrote:

Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:



In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...


Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:



I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...


It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro, I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:



Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...


OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.





--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info


--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info
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Old September 12th 06, 02:59 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

copy picture is already in the script.

"Andy Pope" wrote:

What if you use .CopyPicture instead

ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).CopyPicture


Danny wrote:
Andy,

Thanks. Turning the grid lines off\on via a macro is whjat I ended up
doing. I was just trying to find a more efficient way within the original
macro.

Project is done, but still thinking about the "better mouse trap"!

Danny

"Andy Pope" wrote:


Hi Danny,

Any reason why you can not turn the gridlines off and back on when your
macro is run?

Cheers
Andy

Danny wrote:

Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:



In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...


Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:



I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...


It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro, I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:



Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...


OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.





--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info


--

Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info

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Old September 13th 06, 01:57 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

If you are copying the chart as a picture, you will see none of the
worksheet beneath. If instead you copy a range that has the chart over it,
then you will see the chart and whatever part of the range hangs out beyond
the boundaries of the chart.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as
the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have
everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their
data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel
so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer
the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle
resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at
you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as
a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under
the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank
you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro,
I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of
you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want
to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can
do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My
question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.













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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

Jon,

My bad as I called my excel spreadsheet a chart when it is a spreadsheet.
Unless I am missing the boat, to copy a spreadsheet the range must be
selected.

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

If you are copying the chart as a picture, you will see none of the
worksheet beneath. If instead you copy a range that has the chart over it,
then you will see the chart and whatever part of the range hangs out beyond
the boundaries of the chart.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)? In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as
the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have
everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with their
data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel
so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer
the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle
resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at
you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as
a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under
the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank
you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro,
I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of
you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want
to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can
do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My
question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.












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Old September 14th 06, 04:41 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Posts: 6,582
Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

Are you copying a chart, or a worksheet range? If you just want the chart,
you can copy just the chart. There are several code examples on this page:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

Look for the "Copying as a Picture Within Excel" heading a few screens down
from the top of the page.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,

My bad as I called my excel spreadsheet a chart when it is a spreadsheet.
Unless I am missing the boat, to copy a spreadsheet the range must be
selected.

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

If you are copying the chart as a picture, you will see none of the
worksheet beneath. If instead you copy a range that has the chart over
it,
then you will see the chart and whatever part of the range hangs out
beyond
the boundaries of the chart.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)?
In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel
grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as
the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have
everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with
their
data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in
Excel
so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll
answer
the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle
resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge
at
you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for
the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart
as
a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align
msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align
msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's
described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under
the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these
forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question.
Thank
you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2
year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the
macro,
I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a
very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB.
Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches
to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in
message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of
you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I
want
to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I
can
do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that
it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My
question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so
that
each
slide
contains a different chart.














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Old September 14th 06, 01:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Posts: 148
Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

Jon,

Thanks again! Your link cleared every thing up. I never knew the copy
picture edit box existed for use in copying a range as a picute for insertion
into PP. I was trying to copy a range. Great tip!

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Are you copying a chart, or a worksheet range? If you just want the chart,
you can copy just the chart. There are several code examples on this page:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

Look for the "Copying as a Picture Within Excel" heading a few screens down
from the top of the page.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,

My bad as I called my excel spreadsheet a chart when it is a spreadsheet.
Unless I am missing the boat, to copy a spreadsheet the range must be
selected.

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

If you are copying the chart as a picture, you will see none of the
worksheet beneath. If instead you copy a range that has the chart over
it,
then you will see the chart and whatever part of the range hangs out
beyond
the boundaries of the chart.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Danny" wrote in message
...
Jon,
Is there a way to bring the chart in as a picture (enhanced metafile)?
In
my case, bringing the chart in as a picitre also brings in the excel
grid
lines. Guess I could turn off the gridlines, but I really need them as
the
spreadsheet is a template for others and I wwant to be able to have
everyone
bring in the chart to pp in the same size, location, etc, but with
their
data.

Thanks,

Danny

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in
Excel
so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll
answer
the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle
resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge
at
you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for
the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart
as
a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align
msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align
msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's
described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under
the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these
forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question.
Thank
you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2
year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the
macro,
I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a
very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB.
Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches
to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in
message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of
you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I
want
to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I
can
do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that
it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My
question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so
that
each
slide
contains a different chart.















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Old August 30th 08, 05:23 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Posts: 5
Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

Jon,

I've tried to find that other forum in which you said how to set the desired
chart size right in Excel, but can't. Please let me know which one it is.

Thanks.


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro, I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.









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Old August 30th 08, 08:18 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default Multiple Excel Charts to PowerPoint

I don't recall now, and if I recalled then I'd probably have mentioned it.

To get back to your original question, you could adjust the pasted object's
size and position:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.
.Top = [some value]
.Left = [some value]
.Height = [some value]
.Width = [some value]
End With


- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"My Own IT dept" wrote in message
...
Jon,

I've tried to find that other forum in which you said how to set the
desired
chart size right in Excel, but can't. Please let me know which one it is.

Thanks.


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

In a different forum I answered one way, that you should make it in Excel
so
that it comes out right in PowerPoint. I stick by that, but I'll answer
the
other way as well. You can adjust this part of the code to handle
resizing
of the chart.

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Instead of centering the chart, position and resize it:

With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' position the chart
With PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
.Top = 72 ' points
.Left = 0
.Width = 9.66 * 72
.Height = 5.66 * 72
End With
End With

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"mustang25" wrote in message
...
Jon,

This is working brilliantly. I'd like to throw one more challenge at
you
if
you don't mind. It follows below. Here is the code I'm using for the
macro
(you'll notice that I removed the line/command that copies the chart as
a
picture. This is intentional.):

Sub ChartsToPresentation()
' Set a VBE reference to Microsoft PowerPoint Object Library

Dim PPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim PresentationFileName As Variant
Dim SlideCount As Long
Dim iCht As Integer

' Reference existing instance of PowerPoint
Set PPApp = GetObject(, "Powerpoint.Application")
' Reference active presentation
Set PPPres = PPApp.ActivePresentation
PPApp.ActiveWindow.ViewType = ppViewSlide

For iCht = 1 To ActiveSheet.ChartObjects.Count
' copy chart as a picture
ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(iCht).Copy

' Add a new slide and paste in the chart
SlideCount = PPPres.Slides.Count
Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(SlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank)
PPApp.ActiveWindow.View.GotoSlide PPSlide.SlideIndex
With PPSlide
' paste and select the chart picture
.Shapes.Paste.Select
' align the chart
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters,
True
PPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles,
True
End With

Next

' Clean up
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PPApp = Nothing

End Sub

Is there a way to output the charts to PowerPoint with the following
parameters:

Height 5.66 inches
Width 9.66 inches
Horizontal Position 0 inches from top left corner
Vertical Position 1 inch from top left corner

Many thanks in advance!


"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I suspect you didn't set the reference to PowerPoint. It's described
higher
on the page than the specific code you must have copied. Just under
the
big
title "Activating Other Applications with Excel VBA".

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
It amazes me to see the amount of knowledge stored on these forums.
I'm
seriously impressed that there is an answer to my question. Thank
you
Jon.

Unfortunately, my VB skills are at about the same level as my 2 year
old
son's. In other words, I don't know the first thing about it. I
figured
out
how to paste the code into the VBE, but when I try to run the macro,
I
get
an
error saying "User Type not Defined." I know this has to be a very
basic
issue, but like I said, I don't know the first thing about VB. Am I
better
off just copying and pasting my charts one at a time?

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Partway through this article you'll find programmatic approaches to
that
very problem:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/XL_PPT.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
_______

"mustang25" wrote in message
...
OK, I think I have a question that will stump even the best of
you!


I have several worksheets that contain multiple charts. I want
to
copy
the
charts from Excel to PowerPoint with one chart to a slide. I can
do
so
one
at a time by copying and pasting them. The drawback is that it
takes
lots
of
time to do this because I'm working with 250+ charts. My
question
is
if
there is a way to quickly export the charts to PowerPoint so that
each
slide
contains a different chart.













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