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 chart type

There are 14 different types of charts in Excel 2003, and with each chart type there can be several variations. You can see that you can create any number of different charts. The chart type can be changed at any time with a few clicks of the mouse.

To select a different chart type:

  • Click on the chart to select it for editing.
  • Click on the chart type drop-down list box, and select a different chart.

    Line Chart Drop-down Menu

The new chart replaces that one selected for change.

New Chart Type