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Ajusting a ChartArea's size

Hi !
Here is my question:
I am adding a graph(line chart) as a new Excel-sheet, and wanting to
enlarge it's size.I think the ChartArea should be set like that:
With ActiveChart.ChartArea
.Width = 800
End With
It might work as the graph is set in a data sheet, but when it was set as a
graph sheet , it doesn't work.
Error message is that "runtime error 1004 ",and it sais that ChartArea
Class's width can't be set and it considered as read-only.
I'm so puzzled and would like you to help me with it.
If my method is wrong, any good ideas?
Thank you very much !


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