My solution to his problem was the code that you will find below. The code loops in every sheet and tries to find embedded charts. Afterwards, it loops in chart sheets. Whenever a chart is found, is copied and is inserted as a picture to a new power point slide.
Option Explicit 'Both subs require a reference to Microsoft PowerPoint xx.x Object Library. 'where xx.x is your office version (11.0 = 2003, 12.0 = 2007 and 14.0 = 2010). 'Declaring the necessary Power Point variables (are used in both subs). Dim pptApp As PowerPoint.Application Dim pptPres As PowerPoint.Presentation Dim pptSlide As PowerPoint.Slide Dim pptSlideCount As Integer Sub ChartsToPowerPoint() 'Exports all the chart sheets to a new power point presentation. 'It also adds a text box with the chart title. 'By Christos Samaras 'http://www.myengineeringworld.net Dim ws As Worksheet Dim intChNum As Integer Dim objCh As Object 'Count the embedded charts. For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets intChNum = ws.ChartObjects.Count Next ws 'Check if there are chart (embedded or not) in the active workbook. If intChNum + ActiveWorkbook.Charts.Count < 1 Then MsgBox "Sorry, there are no charts to export!", vbCritical, "Ops" Exit Sub End If 'Open PowerPoint and create a new presentation. Set pptApp = New PowerPoint.Application Set pptPres = pptApp.Presentations.Add 'Loop through all the embedded charts in all worksheets. For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets For Each objCh In ws.ChartObjects Call pptFormat(objCh.Chart) Next objCh Next ws 'Loop through all the chart sheets. For Each objCh In ActiveWorkbook.Charts Call pptFormat(objCh) Next objCh 'Show the power point. pptApp.Visible = True 'Cleanup the objects. Set pptSlide = Nothing Set pptPres = Nothing Set pptApp = Nothing 'Infrom the user that the macro finished. MsgBox "The charts were copied successfully to the new presentation!", vbInformation, "Done" End Sub Private Sub pptFormat(xlCh As Chart) 'Formats the charts/pictures and the chart titles/textboxes. 'By Christos Samaras 'http://www.myengineeringworld.net Dim chTitle As String Dim j As Integer On Error Resume Next 'Get the chart title and copy the chart area. chTitle = xlCh.ChartTitle.Text xlCh.ChartArea.Copy 'Count the slides and add a new one after the last slide. pptSlideCount = pptPres.Slides.Count Set pptSlide = pptPres.Slides.Add(pptSlideCount + 1, ppLayoutBlank) 'Paste the chart and create a new textbox. pptSlide.Shapes.PasteSpecial ppPasteJPG If chTitle <> "" Then pptSlide.Shapes.AddTextbox msoTextOrientationHorizontal, 12.5, 20, 694.75, 55.25 End If 'Format the picture and the textbox. For j = 1 To pptSlide.Shapes.Count With pptSlide.Shapes(j) 'Picture position. If .Type = msoPicture Then .Top = 87.84976 .Left = 33.98417 .Height = 422.7964 .Width = 646.5262 End If 'Text box position and formamt. If .Type = msoTextBox Then With .TextFrame.TextRange .ParagraphFormat.Alignment = ppAlignCenter .Text = chTitle .Font.Name = "Tahoma (Headings)" .Font.Size = 28 .Font.Bold = msoTrue End With End If End With Next j End Sub
How to use it
The short video below demonstrates the VBA code in use.
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