Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Format a Chart’s Legend and Titles
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
In Normal view, under the Slides tab, select the slide
that contains the chart to be modified.
In the Ribbon, click the Layout tab.
In the Labels group, click Legend and from the
drop-down list, choose your desired legend option.
Note that the thumbnails give you a visual
representation of the legend’s placement.
To format the titles in the axes, in the Labels group,
click Axis Titles and choose either Primary Horizontal
Axis Title or Primary Vertical Axis Title. Then from the
submenu, choose your desired position of the
horizontal or vertical axis title, as shown in Figure 10-33.
Figure 10-33: Format your chart’s legend
To format the chart title, in the Labels group, click Chart
Title and choose your desired style of title. Choose More
Options to access other attributes, such as Fill, Border
Color, Border Styles, Shadow, and so on, as shown in
Figure 10-34: Format your chart’s titles