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Old May 5th, 2010, 10:48 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
seanpottinger
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks
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Old May 5th, 2010, 11:49 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
trip_to_tokyo[_3_]
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

Sean, there have been other postings on shrinking graphs (you can see for
yourself in the Search facility).

I wouldn't hold your breath for a hotfix.


"seanpottinger" wrote:

We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks

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Old May 5th, 2010, 12:54 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
seanpottinger
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

Apologies, but I've been searching for shrinking charts and graphs and can't
find anything? Can someone please post me a link?

many thanks

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

Sean, there have been other postings on shrinking graphs (you can see for
yourself in the Search facility).

I wouldn't hold your breath for a hotfix.


"seanpottinger" wrote:

We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks

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Old May 6th, 2010, 03:47 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Jon Peltier[_2_]
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

"As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007 format"

What do you mean "older" VBA code? 2007 has the same VBA, with a few
more keywords. You could save under the 2007 format, xlsx if the
workbook being saved contains no code, xlsm if it does.

- Jon
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On 5/5/2010 5:48 AM, seanpottinger wrote:
We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks

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Old May 6th, 2010, 03:49 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Jon Peltier[_2_]
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

As Trip to Tokyo hints, there are scads of questions and complaints
about 2007 charts resizing. Search all you want, but you'll find no
answers and no hotfixes.

- Jon
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Jon Peltier
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://peltiertech.com/


On 5/5/2010 7:54 AM, seanpottinger wrote:
Apologies, but I've been searching for shrinking charts and graphs and can't
find anything? Can someone please post me a link?

many thanks

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

Sean, there have been other postings on shrinking graphs (you can see for
yourself in the Search facility).

I wouldn't hold your breath for a hotfix.


"seanpottinger" wrote:

We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks

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Old May 6th, 2010, 12:15 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
trip_to_tokyo[_3_]
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Default Shrinking Graphs in Excel 2007

Sean, this is from Ed Ferrero MVP:-

A couple of things to try;

Check your printer driver. It may seem strange, but the printer you use can
have an effect on how charts are rendered.

See this article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/111249

Remove graphic elements embedded in the chart object. There are things like
textboxes, activeX controls and the like.

I remember seeing a suggestion to place the chart on its own sheet (change
Location). Don't know if this would work for you.

Use a macro to resize the charts every time you open the worksheet. This is
just a workaround if other things do not work.
Sample code would go something like this;

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Dim oCht As ChartObjectFor Each oCht In ActiveSheet.ChartObjects
oCht.Width = 400
oCht.Height = 300
Next
End Sub

Since most of us cannot reproduce the problem, it would be good if you could
post back here any solution you find.



"seanpottinger" wrote:

Apologies, but I've been searching for shrinking charts and graphs and can't
find anything? Can someone please post me a link?

many thanks

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

Sean, there have been other postings on shrinking graphs (you can see for
yourself in the Search facility).

I wouldn't hold your breath for a hotfix.


"seanpottinger" wrote:

We have a particular issue with some spreadsheets and shrinking graphs on
each 'save as'. As they have older VB code, we can’t save it under excel 2007
format and need to always save under 97-2003 format. This issue only started
occuring in the last month or so. It occurs on all PC's and for all sheets.
Is anybody aware of this issue or know if a hotfix is coming out?

Many thanks

 




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