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What to do when chart has more than one name?

What to do when chart has more than one name?

What to do when chart has more than one name?

I've recently come across a problem when trying to resize a selected chart via a macro:

Activechart.name returns a different value than what would be used in a reference such as Sheets(1).ChartObjects(MyChartName)

When I run the following test code

Sub test1()
    Debug.Print "-----------------------"
    Debug.Print Sheets("hydro vs asperity").ChartObjects(1).Name
    Sheets("hydro vs asperity").ChartObjects(1).Activate
    Debug.Print ActiveChart.Name
End Sub

it returns
Chart 1
Hydro vs Asperity Chart 1

So activechart.name is different than chartobjects(1).name, but in a predictable manner.  

I'd like to be able to programmatically resize a selected chart.  The trouble is that if I want to use a command such as this:

Sheets(MySheetName).Shapes(MyChartName).ScaleWidth (NewWidth / LastWidth), msoFalse, msoScaleFromTopLeft

my code needs to have the right name - "Chart 1" rather than the sheetname + "Chart 1"

The workaround that I came up with is to try to match up activechart.name to chartobjects(1).name as follows:

    MySheetName = ActiveSheet.Name
    MyChartName = ActiveChart.Name
    For Each MyChartObject In ActiveSheet.ChartObjects
        If MyChartName Like ("*" + MyChartObject.Name) Then
            MyChartName = MyChartObject.Name
        End If

I'd really like to know of a more graceful way to accomplish the same.

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