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I have a workbook with two worksheets. On the second worksheet I have placed a chart, in which several shapes (text boxes) have been added manually. With the help of a TickBox in a UserForm on the first worksheet one can hide / unhide one of those shapes (on the second worksheet). By using the Macro recorder I finally came to this code fragment:

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Worksheets("Second One").ChartObjects("Chart 41").Activate
ActiveChart.Shapes("Text Box 4").Visible = False
Worksheets("First One").Activate
Application.ScreenUpdating = True

Obviously another part of the code is used to make the shape visible again. roblem: The screen flickers. And I want to be able to do this without flickering. Searching Ozgrid revealed that the use of "Activate" makes the screen flicker. Hence, my question: How can I hide / unhide a shape (textbox) in a chart on another worksheet without of using "activate"? r: Any other way to hide / unhide a shape (textbox) in a chart on another worksheet without flicker?

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