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Charts and Graphs: Microsoft by Bill Jelen

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2. Customizing Charts

Accessing Element Formatting Tools

In Chapter 1, “Introducing Charts in Excel 2010,” you learned how to create a chart using the Insert tab. You also learned how to choose built-in layouts and styles on the Design tab and apply them to your chart.

In real life, you usually want to have some control over the various elements in a chart. Excel 2010 provides three additional levels of control over chart elements:

• The Layout tab contains a few popular choices for formatting 15 chart elements. In 60 percent of cases, ...

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