Editing Charts

Excel charts let you illustrate your workbook data graphically to see trends. Learn how to edit charts in Excel in this free lesson.

Changing the data series names or legend text

Data series names and legend text are changed in much the same manner as when we changed chart values in the worksheet.

To change the data series names or legend text on the worksheet:

  • Click the cell that contains the data series name or legend you want to change.

    Relation of Data Series and Legend to Source Data
  • Type the new name.
  • Press the Enter key to add the new name to the chart.