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Formatting Charts in MS Excel

What are the different types of Charts

Now we will see it different types of charts in MS Excel. Till now we have seen that how we can create chart and how we can format chart elements.

So first of all we will select our data, and then from INSERT tab we will select 'Recommended Charts' option.

As soon as chart is inserted we can see two options in our chart tools ribbon i.e. Design and Format. In Design we have an option 'Change chart type', in which we have different types of chat options like Line chart, Bar chart, Pie chart, Arial chart, and many other.

For now we will use clustered column chart, we also have more options like 'Switch row/column' which is used to switch row data to column data in our chart.

Now we want to change the type of our chat then we can use 'change chart type' button. We can choose any chat according to our requirement.

From different types of charts, we also have Pie chart, which always shows us limited data in our chart, and also it is not effective for negative values.

So therefore we can change the type of chart according to our preference.


Format Charts in Excel is a guide to formatting charts in Excel. It provides a simple interface for navigating through a variety of chart types and options to make them look attractive and effective. Format charts in Excel with our intuitive and innovative application.FormatCharts is being used by thousands of people worldwide to quickly create charts in Microsoft Excel.

Chart styles in Excel are sets of chart formatting options that you can apply to charts. It is a powerful feature that lets you create attractive and high-quality charts with minimal effort. Chart styles help in making complicated charts easier to understand and present visually. The default chart style is named “default” which means you don't have any additional settings enabled and the default colors and fonts that appear in the spreadsheet. However, if you want to change some of its defaults, then you can choose from many pre-existing styles like "classic" or "3D".Charts are one of the best ways to analyze data quickly. When you need to change the chart style, you can follow these steps: - If your workbook is in Normal view, go to the Home tab and select Design > Chart Styles. - If your workbook is in Page Layout view, go to the View tab and select Design > Chart Styles. Then select a new option from the drop-down list of chart styles.

MS Excel charts offer many ways to change the layout or style of a chart. These changes can be made by changing the fonts, colors, shape, or size. Changing the layout or style of a chart in MS Excel is very easy and quick. Users can simply make these changes by changing font size, colors, shapes, and more. Here are some simple steps to do this: 1) Select the chart; 2) Right-click on the chart; 3) Select Layout Options from the context menu that appears.

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