Filling an area with a color gradient


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Filling an area with a color gradient

You can fill columns, bars, pie slices, chart areas, plot areas, and many other nonlinear chart elements, in other words those elements that encompass boxes or spaces, with built-in and your own created color gradients. Once again, we're talking about the capability of going beyond what you might find in the Format tab in the Ribbon. So, despite all of the choices that we have here, we might want to change colors based on our own needs. So, for example, on the chart on the left, maybe I want to change the chart area color, the outer parameter.

So I'll simply right-click and go immediately to Format Chart Area. And we can use fill here, and perhaps a solid color, lots of choice. Yellow was the last one used by whoever was using this feature last, but we've got all these choices here and certainly others we can get too as well under More Colors. So certainly you can go down that path. Another choice might be Gradient fill. Again, the choice that comes up is one that was used recent...

Filling an area with a color gradient
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Filling an area with a color gradient 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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