VBA Code To Loop Through Only Selected Excel Charts

VBA Macro Loop Only Currently Selected Chart Graph Objects

What This VBA Code Does

The following VBA macro will show you how to loop through only chart objects that your user has currently selected. The code sets the selected charts equal to a variable called "cht" that you can use to target specific properties of the charts (ie series color, legend position, title text, etc...).

Sub SelectedCharts()
'PURPOSE: Loop Through Only Charts That Are Selected
'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com/the-code-vault

Dim cht As Chart
Dim shp As Object
Dim chtCount As Long

'Loop through any objects currently selected
  If TypeName(Selection) = "DrawingObjects" Then
    For Each shp In Selection.ShapeRange
      If shp.Type = msoChart Then
        Set cht = ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(shp.Name).Chart
        chtCount = chtCount + 1
      End If
    Next shp
  Else
    'Test for only one chart selected
      Set cht = ActiveChart
      If Not cht Is Nothing Then
        chtCount = chtCount + 1
      End If
  End If

'Report Results
  MsgBox chtCount & " chart(s) are currently selected."

End Sub

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