Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Changing a Chart’s Appearance
Changing a chart element’s color,
font, or other particular
The (Chart Tools) Format tab is the place to go to change the color, line
width, font, or font size of a chart element. Go to the (Chart Tools) Format
tab, for example, to change the color of the bars in a bar chart, the color of
text, or the chart background color.
Follow these basic steps to change a color, line width, font, or font size in
part of a chart:
1. Go to the (Chart Tools) Format tab.
2. In the Chart Elements drop-down list, select the chart element that
needs a facelift.
You can find this list in the upper-left corner of the screen, as shown in
3. Click the Format Selection button.
The Format task pane opens (see Figure 1-7).