Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Adjusting and moving the chart
Formatting chart elements
You can customize the appearance of a chart by formatting the elements in the plot area.
To open the document you need for this lesson:
Choose File > Open and navigate to the Excel06lessons folder.
Click excel0602 and then click Open.
Select File > Save As and in the Save As text box, type excel0602_done . Click Save.
Click on any one of the percentages on the pie chart to select all i ve. Then on the
Format tab under Chart Tools, click Text Outline in the WordArt Styles group to display
the Text Outline menu.
Text Outline allows users to choose from a variety of colors.
Select white, the i rst color on the left in the i rst row.
Move the cursor over the legend until the cursor changes to a star with arrows pointing
outward, and then click. Excel selects the legend.
Press Ctrl+B to apply a bold font.
The legend is now bold.