Identifying chart elements like plot area, chart area, gridlines, and legends


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Identifying chart elements like plot area, chart area, gridlines, and legends

When you work with Excel charts you will need to become familiar with certain terms that you might not have seen or heard before. And although it's best not to memorize the various parts of a chart, knowing the names of what are called chart elements will increase the value, not only of this course, but any kind of instruction material related to Excel charts. In this particular worksheet there are a number of charts associated with the data, different ways to display the same data by way of a chart. To the right of the data, a green border chart. I'm going to click on it here, and as I slide the mouse around into this portion of it, you might see here and there words pop up, like Plot Area like we're seeing right now.

If I slide upward into the green area, we'll see Chart Area. On all charts we'll see these terms. I'm going to slide the mouse over the box right here. You see the word Legend. You've probably heard that before, and certainly you've see thes...

Identifying chart elements like plot area, chart area, gridlines, and legends
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Identifying chart elements like plot area, chart area, gridlines, and 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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