Excel VBA - charts videos | Excel VBA Part 50.4 - Highlighting Min and Max Values in a Chart

Posted by Andrew Gould on 29 April 2019

In this video you'll learn how to highlight the minimum and maximum values in a chart using VBA. You'll learn how to loop over the series collection of a chart, capture the array of values associated with the series and calculate the minimum and maximum values using worksheet functions. You'll also learn how to loop over the array of values and apply formatting to the data points which match the maximum and minimum values. In the final part of the video you'll see how to apply the same techniques to a line chart, including how to display markers on the lines.

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