Editing Charts

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

Changing the chart type

There are 14 types of charts in Excel XP, and within each chart type there can be several variations. The chart type can be changed at any time with just a few clicks.

To select a different chart type:

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

    Line Chart Drop-down Menu
  • The new chart replaces the one selected for change.

New Chart Type