Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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To format an object
Each part of your chart is an object in its own right. The chart
Select it – click on it on
Major grid lines
Select it from the Chart
Use the Chart Objects tool to help you learn what each object
is called. Select an object from the drop-down list, and have a
look at your chart to see what has been selected – take a tour
of the objects!
Click the Format Object
on the Standard
You can format each object on your chart in a variety of ways.
The formatting options vary from object to object.
Double-click on the
object that you wish to
format – the Format
dialog box for that object
will be displayed
Set your options and
Set the options
Explore the dialog box and
experiment with the
formatting options that are
The tools on the Formatting toolbar and Drawing
toolbar can also be used to format the font size, font
colour, alignment, fill colour, etc. of a selected object.