Normally, we may place a chart at random when creating or moving it in Excel. However, in some special cases, you may want to place the chart at a precise position, such as begin at Cell A1, stay in Range A1:D5, or else. Here, I will introduce a VBA to set absolute position of a chart in Excel.
Apply VBA to set absolute position of a chart in Excel
For example, you have created a chart and placed it at random in the worksheet as below screenshot shown. Now I will introduce a VBA to quickly move the chart to a precise and absolute position easily.
1. Select the chart you will set absolution position for, and press Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. Click Insert > Module, and paste below VBA into the new module window.
VBA: Set absolution position of a chart in Excel
Dim xRg As Range
Dim xChart As ChartObject
Set xRg = Range("D1:J13")
Set xChart = ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(1)
.Top = xRg(1).Top
.Left = xRg(1).Left
.Width = xRg.Width
.Height = xRg.Height
Note: In above code, Set xRg = Range("D1:J13") means move and place the chart into Range D1:J13. You can change the range as you need.
3. Press F5 key or click the Run button to run this VBA.
Now you will see the chart is moved to the precise position as you specified in the VBA. See screenshot:
An amazing tool to set absolute position of a chart in Excel
If you have Kutools for Excel installed, you can apply its amazing chart tool – Set Absolute Position of Chart to move and resize a chart to a specified range in Excel.
1. Select the chart you that you will set absolute position, and click Kutools > Charts > Chart Tools > Set Absolute Position of Chart.
2. In the popping out dialog, specify the position that you will move the chart to, and click the Ok button.
Now the selected chart is moved the specified position, and resized to the specified range simultaneously. See screenshot:
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