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# Excel 2007 Unit J

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• 1. Microsoft Excel 2007 - Illustrated Enhancing Charts
• 2.
• Customize a data series
• Change a data source and add data labels
• Format the axes of a chart
• Add a data table to a chart
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Objectives
• 3.
• Rotate a chart
• Enhance a chart with WordArt
• Add a picture to a chart
• Identify data trends
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Objectives
• 4. Customizing a Data Series
• A data series is the information, usually numbers or values, that Excel plots on a chart
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 5. Changing a Data Source and Adding Data Labels
• Descriptive text, called a data label , appears above a data marker in a chart
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 6. Changing a Data Source and Adding Data Labels (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Data label
• 7. Formatting the Axes of a Chart
• Excel plots and formats chart data and places the chart axes within the chart’s plot area
• Data values in two-dimensional charts are plotted on the y-axis and categories are plotted on the x-axis
• A scale is created for the value (y) axis that is based on the highest and lowest values in the data series
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 8. Formatting the Axes of a Chart (cont.)
• Three axes are generated in three- dimensional charts; x-axis (category), z-axis (value), and y-axis (chart depth)
• Z-axis usually contains the scale for the chart
• Override Excel default formats for chart axes using the Format Axis dialog box
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 9. Formatting the Axes of a Chart (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Maximum value Minimum value Value (z) axis
• 10. Adding a Data Table to a Chart
• A data table is a grid containing the chart data, attached to the bottom of a chart
• Data tables are useful because they highlight the data you used to generate the chart
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 11. Adding a Data Table to a Chart (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Data table
• 12. Rotating a Chart
• By rotating a 3-D chart, you can improve the visibility of the chart data
• Depth can be increased to improve visibility of chart data
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 13. Rotating a Chart (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Increased depth and rotation
• 14. Enhancing a Chart with WordArt
• Enhance a chart or worksheet by adding specially formatted text
• Format WordArt using 3-D effects and shadows
• WordArt text is considered an object
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 15. Enhancing a Chart with WordArt (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated WordArt text
• 16. Adding a Picture to a Chart
• Enhance a chart by adding a picture to the data markers, chart area, plot area, legend, or chart walls and floors
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 17. Adding a Picture to a Chart (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Picture added to the back wall
• 18. Identifying Data Trends
• Creating a trendline
• Trendlines graphically represent data trends
• Emphasize patters in data
• Predict future data based on past trends
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated
• 19. Identifying Data Trends (cont.) Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated U.S. Trendline U.K. Trendline
• 20. Summary
• Customize data series
• Format chart axes and add data tables
• Rotate a chart
• Use WordArt to enhance charts
• Add pictures to charts
• Identify data trends
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated