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3D Gauge Charts

3D Gauge Charts

3D Gauge Charts

(OP)
HI There

I am working on a Dashboard which will report on a number of KPI's. I have already created a variety of graphs which I created in 3D format. I am now adding in some Gauge Charts. For consistency, I would like to make these charts 3D. Is this possible. I cant work out how to do it.

RE: 3D Gauge Charts

There is no 3D setting for gauge chart. You can try 3D effect by applying inner shadow to the series.
Code in VBA recorded for regular shape and modified to change selected chart object:

CODE -->

Sub test()
Dim objSeries As Series
Set objSeries = ActiveChart.FullSeriesCollection(1)
With objSeries.Format.Shadow
    .Type = msoShadow38
    .Blur = 5
    .OffsetX = 5.6568542495
    .OffsetY = 5.6568542495
    .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(0, 0, 0)
    .Transparency = 0.5
End With
End Sub 

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RE: 3D Gauge Charts

Hi,

Here's my take on a shadow to give the appearance of 3D.

I set up a fully functioning chart with a spinner to change the needle.

Then COPIED the chart and changed the colors to a gray shade.

No code required.

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RE: 3D Gauge Charts

(OP)
I came across this video on YouTube. Very easy to follow and I managed to create some 3D Guate charts. Have sent them over to some key stakeholders to see what they think

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RdggIFkIBW4

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