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Chapter 14. Using Excel Charts > Modifying the Title, Axes, and Legend

Modifying the Title, Axes, and Legend

You can format a chart’s title, axes, and legend separately. Double-click the element or right-click it and choose from the shortcut menu.

To modify the chart title format:

1.
Double-click the chart title (Figure 14.20).

Figure 14.20. The title, legend, and axes on a chart.


2.
In the Format Chart Title dialog box, click the Patterns tab and enter new settings to change the border surrounding the title, its color, and any fill effects.

3.
Click the Font tab and enter new settings to change the font characteristics.

4.
Click the Alignment tab, and change the alignment or orientation of the title text. (The title text box can ot be resized with the handles.)

5.
Click OK.


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