ShowCategoryName Property

Microsoft Graph Visual Basic

ShowCategoryName Property


Allows the user to show the category name for the data labels on a chart. Read/write Boolean.


expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


The chart must first be active before you can access the data labels programmatically.


This example enables the category name to be shown for the data labels of the first series on the first chart.

Sub UseCategoryName()

    ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1) _
        .DataLabels.ShowCategoryName = True

End Sub