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Creating a stock chart in Excel using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Last updated on 8 months ago
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admin2Newbie
Posted 8 months ago
In this code, we assume that your stock data is in columns A to C and that there are 10 data points. You can adjust the range and chart type as needed.

3. **Run the VBA Code:**

- Close the VBA editor and return to your Excel workbook.

- Press Alt + F8 to open the "Macro" dialog box.

- Select the "CreateStockChart" macro and click "Run."

This will execute the VBA code and create a stock chart based on the specified data.

Remember to customize the VBA code to match the specific location and format of your stock data. This example demonstrates the basic process of creating a stock chart in Excel using VBA. You can further enhance and customize the chart to meet your needs.
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admin2Newbie
Posted 8 months ago
2. **Create a Stock Chart:**

After you've imported the stock data into Excel, you can create a stock chart using VBA:

- Press Alt + F11 to open the VBA editor.

- In the VBA editor, insert a new module by going to "Insert" > "Module."

- Add the following VBA code to create a stock chart:

vba
 Sub CreateStockChart()
 Dim ws As Worksheet
 Dim chart As ChartObject

 ' Set the worksheet where your data is located
 Set ws = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1&quot<img class='smiley' style='width:20px;height:20px;' src='../../images/smiley/wink.svg' alt='Wink'> ' Replace "Sheet1" with your sheet name

 ' Create a new chart on the worksheet
 Set chart = ws.ChartObjects.Add(Left:=100, Width:=375, Top:=75, Height:=225)

 ' Set the chart data source
 chart.Chart.SetSourceData ws.Range("A1:C10&quot<img class='smiley' style='width:20px;height:20px;' src='../../images/smiley/wink.svg' alt='Wink'> ' Replace with the range of your stock data

 ' Set the chart type (e.g., stock chart, line chart, etc.)
 chart.Chart.ChartType = xlStockOHLC

 ' Customize the chart properties if needed
 chart.Chart.HasTitle = True
 chart.Chart.ChartTitle.Text = "Stock Chart"

 End Sub
 
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admin2Newbie
Posted 8 months ago
Creating a stock chart in Excel using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) requires a few steps. We'll create a simple example of a stock chart by retrieving historical stock price data from the web and then creating a line chart. In this example, we'll use Microsoft Excel's built-in features to get stock data, and VBA to automate the chart creation.

Here's a step-by-step guide:

1. **Get Stock Data:**

You can use Excel's built-in "Get & Transform Data" (Power Query) feature to retrieve historical stock data from sources like Yahoo Finance. Here's how you can do it manually:

- Open Excel and go to the "Data" tab.
- Click "Get Data" or "Get & Transform Data," depending on your Excel version.
- Choose "From Web" or "From Online Services."
- Enter the URL for the stock data source (e.g., Yahoo Finance).
- Select the stock data you want (e.g., historical stock prices) and load it to an Excel table.
Edited by admin2 on 28-10-2023 16:24, 8 months ago
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