Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adjusting and moving the chart
Applying a style to a chart element
You can use Excel styles to make your charts look attractive and consistent. Each style applies
its own background, outlines, and special eff ects. You simply select a specii c chart element,
apply a style to it, and you’re done.
In the excel0603_done document, click the top line of the grid in the plot area. Excel
selects the plot area.
Click the Format tab, and then click the More arrow in the bottom-right corner of the
shape styles. Excel displays the Shape Styles menu.
You can choose from many styles and colors in the Shape Styles menu.
Select the second style in the fourth row called Subtle Eff ect - Blue, Accent 1. Excel
applies the style to the plot area.
Click the cursor on the outer corner of the chart so that the entire graph area is selected.
In the Format tab, click the More arrow in the bottom-right corner of the shape styles.
Excel displays the Shape Styles menu.
Select the farthest style to the right in the fourth row called Subtle Eff ect - Orange,
Accent 6. Excel applies the chart background.
Click File > Save, and then click File > Close.