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Problem with date format on x-axis

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I am unable to use a custom formatting mask with my date fields on the


Here is the code I am using to set up the formatting of the axis:

With myChart.Axis(AXIS_X)

.Format = "DMMM-yy"

(I've also tries .Format = "MMM-yy".)

.STEP = 1

.GridColor = vbBlack

.TitleFont.Bold = True

.LabelAngle = 90

End With

The date is displaying as a straight short date and I need it to display

using a "MON-YY" format. I believe I am following the guidelines set out in

the API documentation.

Does anyone know why this isn't working?



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I tried you exact code on a Default chart and it works as expected, I see

dates with the right format. It seems that you are overriding this later on

in your program. Here are some suggestions:

1) Are you passing data to the chart through data-binding ?. If so, make

sure to assign the format BEFORE the data is read.

2) Are you setting string labels (Legend property). If so, you need to

format these labels yourself as they are strings.



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