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Lesson 18. Making Your Charts Look Better > Adding a Title and a Legend

Adding a Title and a Legend

Charts provide a great way to take numerical data and display it in a "picture" format that most people can readily understand. However, a title and legend will add clarity to your charts. The title tells you what the chart is about, and legends are particularly useful because they provide color coding of the different data ranges in the chart.

You also can add axis titles that appear along the x- and y-axes (and the z-axis, if the chart is a 3-D chart). These titles provide additional explanatory information related to the different chart axes. Follow these steps:


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