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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Customizing Chart Axes

Access charts summarize numerical data, such as sales figures, project labor costs, class attendance, grades, and donations received. Typically, you are able to divide your data into a set of categories, such as product types, projects, or months. The structure of the table or query that provides data for your chart determines how your chart appears, but you can decide whether to add a title to identify the types of values displayed on the horizontal or vertical axis. You can also make it easier to compare values on your chart by displaying or hiding the gridlines that mark values on the vertical axis and categories on the horizontal axis.

Add a Title to an Axis

  1. Open the form in Design view.

  2. Double-click the chart.

  3. On the ...

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