Axis.CategoryType property (Excel)

Returns or sets the category axis type. Read/write XlCategoryType.



expression A variable that represents an Axis object.


You cannot set this property for a value axis.


This example sets the category axis in embedded chart one on worksheet one to use a time scale, with months as the base unit.

With Worksheets(1).ChartObjects(1).Chart 
 With .Axes(xlCategory) 
 .CategoryType = xlTimeScale 
 .BaseUnit = xlMonths 
 End With 
End With

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