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Common chart elements
T ABLE 4-1 CHART ELEMENTS (Continued)
A data label for a point in a series. The name is
preceded by the series and the point. Example: Series
1 Point 1 Data Label.
Data labels for a series. The name is preceded by the
series. Example: Series 1 Data Labels.
The chart’s data table.
Display Units Label
The units label for an axis.
Down-bars in a stock market chart.
Lines that extend from each data point downward to
the axis (line and area charts only).
Error bars for a series. The name is preceded by the
series. Example: Series 1 Error Bars.
The floor of a 3-D chart.
A chart can have major and minor gridlines for each
axis. The element is named using the axis and the type
of gridlines. Example: Value Axis Major Gridlines.
High-low lines in a stock market chart.
The chart’s legend.
One of the text entries inside a legend.
One of the keys inside a legend.
The chart’s plot area — the actual chart, without the
A point in a data series. The name is preceded by the
series name. Example: Series 1 Point 2.
Secondary Category Axis
The second axis that represents the chart’s categories.
Secondary Category Axis Title
The title for the secondary category axis.
Secondary Value Axis
The second axis that represents the chart’s values.
Secondary Value Axis Title
The title for the secondary value axis.