Adding, editing, and removing legends


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Adding, editing, and removing legends

Although most charts should contain legends to help explain what the chart elements refer to, there are times when you want to remove a legend, particularly if there is only one series--you might have that same information embedded in a title. You also need to know how to edit a legend, how to move it around, or reposition it anywhere on the chart you might wish, or possibly put it under or above the chart. There are a number of different ways to do this. You do have control over the legend. In the chart that we are seeing right here, a legend is in it's most customary position on the right-hand side of a chart.

Now remember, when you do select a chart you have an option here are on the Layout tab, if you go to Legend-- it's in the Labels group here--to reposition the legend at various locations here. This is certainly one approach. Let's put it on top. See how that looks. Maybe that looks pretty good, so we'll come back up here again, Show Legend at left. Less common by far, ...

Adding, editing, and removing legends
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Adding, editing, and removing legends provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Dennis Taylor as part of the Excel 2007: Charts in Depth

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Business
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Excel
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