Armed with this basic knowledge, let's see how you can modify different chart elements to make your Excel graph look exactly the way you'd like it to look.
This section demonstrates how to insert the chart title in different Excel versions so that you know where the main chart features reside.
For some graph types, such as combo charts, a secondary axis can be displayed: When creating 3-D charts in Excel, you can make the depth axis to appear: You can also make different adjustments to the way that different axis elements are displayed in your Excel graph (the detailed steps follow below): When creating graphs in Excel, you can add titles to the horizontal and vertical axes to help your users understand what the chart data is about.
To add the axis titles, do the following: pane will appear with lots of formatting options to choose from.
To link an axis title, select it, then type an equal sign (=) in the formula bar, click on the cell you want to link the title to, and press the Enter key.
Microsoft Excel automatically determines the minimum and maximum scale values as well as the scale interval for the vertical axis based on the data included in the chart.
Choose from our selection of beautifully designed charts, input your own data, and watch the chart change before your eyes.
To effectively represent your data, you can edit the value and labels of your chart.
To add your own chart title, you can either select the title box and type the text you want, or you can link the chart title to some cell on the worksheet, for example the table heading.
In this case, the title of your Excel graph will be updated automatically every time you edit the linked cell.
And for the rest of the tutorial, we will focus on the most recent versions of Excel 20.
In Excel 2013 and Excel 2016, a chart is already inserted with the default "".
If for some reason the title was not added automatically, then click anywhere within the graph for the Chart Tools tabs to appear.