Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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To Apply a 3-D Format to the Pie Chart
Excel allows you to apply dramatic 3-D visual effects to charts. The chart shown in Figure 3–59 could be enhanced
with a bevel along the top edge. A bevel is a curve that is applied to soften the appearance of a straight edge. Excel also
allows you to change the appearance of the material from which the surface of the chart appears to be constructed. The
following steps apply a bevel to the chart and change the surface of the chart to a softer-looking material.
• Right-click the chart
to display the shortcut
menu (Figure 3–60).
• Click the Format Data Series
command on the shortcut menu
to display the Format Data Series
dialog box and then click the 3-D
Format category on the left side of
the dialog box.
Format Data Series
Top bevel button
• Click the Top button in the Bevel
area to display the Bevel gallery
Circle bevel button
3-D Format category