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Anyone know of a way to get the pixel coordinate (say TOP) for a particular row. Currently, i use ActiveSheet.ChartObjects("chart 11").Top = 305 to move my chart to coordinate 305. However, when another user has a different screen resolution that's not the position I want. I need the pixel coordinate of Row 24. Anyone?

Thanks a million.

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