Chapter 22. Creating and Editing Charts
In this chapter
A Revamped Charting Engine 666
Building an Excel Chart 666
Labeling a Chart’s Elements 682
Customizing Axes 688
Customizing a Chart’s Appearance 695
Working with PivotTable Charts 696
Creating Other Chart Types 697
Secrets of the Excel Masters: Leave the Top-Left Cell Blank 699
A Revamped Charting Engine
After fifteen years, the charting engine in Office 2007 has been completely rewritten. You will be able to create modern-looking charts in just a few mouse clicks. Tools for customizing the chart have been promoted to one of three new Charting Tools ribbon tabs.
The basic row-and-column worksheet grid is essential in helping you organize data and perform calculations, ...