Creating a chart using the Chart Toolbar
Charts can be created in a number of ways in Excel 2003. The quickest way to create and edit your charts is to use the Chart Toolbar.
To show the Chart Toolbar:
- Choose View Toolbars Chart on the menu bar.
Parts of the Chart Toolbar:
Chart objects list box
This list box lets you select different parts of a chart for editing.
Format chart area
This is used to format the part of the chart that is currently selected.
This is a drop-down menu that lets you select different types of charts. The chart type can be changed at any time.
This is used to show or hide the chart legend.
This is used to show or hide the actual source data that is used to create the chart.
This plots the data series using the row labels (Y-axis).
This plots the data series using the column labels (X-axis).
This is used to rotate the angle of the X-axis and Y-axis labels.