To create a table we just select the Insert Tab from the ribbon and select the Table command to explore the drop down menu and then select the appropriate rows and columns, as we can see at the following image. Right click on the secondary axis Total Transactions and choose Format Axis. Once we have finished editing the Chart, we just click outside in the blank area and continue to work on our document. Inserting charts Word uses a spreadsheet as a placeholder for entering chart data, much like Excel. Select the data in the rows or columns to include in the line chart. Once we have done that, we then copy and paste our chart into our Word document. Step 10: You may try out the different charts of the same chart type.
The Chart Tools become available. Sometimes in our document we may have created a table with data that we want to represent into a chart. Another way to place a box around a passage of text is to use a text box. To add a line graph to an existing file, pull up that file. To change to a color that isn't in the theme colors, click More Outline Colors, and then either click the color that you want on the Standard tab, or mix your own color on the Custom tab. Click a link below for details on how to use each option. To create a custom line weight, click More Lines, and then choose the options that you want.
You can also click the Chart Filters button that looks like a funnel when you need to filter your data. If you want to change multiple lines, select the first line, and then press and hold Ctrl while you select the other lines. You can select Whole Document to put borders on every page. . Click the mouse in the Preview window to add or remove lines above or below or to either side of the text. Note: To draw a double line, draw a single line, copy and paste a second line next to it, and then group the two lines. To force part of the title onto a new line, click the insertion point at the place in the text where the line break is to occur.
In further posts I will describe other ways of creating charts in documents of Word, so that our data will be updated automatically every time we change the data. In the Properties group, click the 'Chart Name. To peel annoying borders from a paragraph, you choose the No Border style. This is also the best way if your data changes regularly and you want your chart to always reflect the latest numbers. If you need to change other formatting options for the titles in the chart, you can do so using the command buttons on the Format tab of the Chart Tools contextual tab. To apply a SmartArt Style in Microsoft Word 2013 a predefined combination of various effects, such as line style, bevel, or 3-D to your organizational chart, follow next steps: 1.
Step 2 Click the shape you'd like to place on your flowchart, hold down your left mouse button and click the location in the document where you want to place the shape. To create a custom style, click More Lines, and then choose the options that you want. About the Author After majoring in physics, Kevin Lee began writing professionally in 1989 when, as a software developer, he also created technical articles for the Johnson Space Center. We also notice that the ribbon has changed and now we can see the toolbar that we can use for formatting and editing our chart as we desire. For instance, if you want the chart's x-axis to display city names instead of dates, replace column A's default date values with city names.
Drag your mouse cursor to draw the shape on the document. First we create the table and input our data that we want to represent in our chart. Word also gives you the ability to format your shapes to create the exact look you like. The window dialog box named Object appears where we must be sure that the Create New Tab is selected and from the list of the area named Object Type we must select the command Microsoft Graph Chart. With live preview, when you position your pointer over a Quick Style thumbnail, you can see how the Quick Style affects your line. For example, Word allows you to change the chart type, rearrange a chart's data, and even change the layout and style.
When you place your pointer over a Quick Style thumbnail, you can see how the Quick Style affects your line. You can then use the table below the chart to change each series to a particular chart type and move series to the secondary axis. Click Chart on this menu. To change to a color that is not in the theme colors, click More Outline Colors, and then either click the color that you want on the Standard tab, or mix your own color on the Custom tab. Instead, when you create a new data chart in Word 2010, Microsoft Graph opens. One solution is to type an apostrophe before each number, which tells the spreadsheet to format it as text instead of a numeric value.
Word inserts a thin, inky stroke, running from the left to right margins. Select from among the options available in the Chart Layouts group from the Design tab. You can select any type of chart you wish to include in your word document. Simply click the Font or Font Size drop-down buttons and then highlight different font names or sizes to have the selected chart title appear in them. You can also press Ctrl+C on your keyboard to copy the chart or graph. For instance, if you move your mouse cursor over the rectangle, you'll see a tool tip that identifies the shape as a Process symbol.
Microsoft Word integrates graphs into larger documents. The line graph is one of the simplest graphs you can make in Excel. Modify the layout by using a pre-determined format from Excel. You might have to double-click the line to open the Format tab. To change the chart type: If you find that your data isn't well suited to a certain chart, it's easy to switch to a new chart type. These diagrams can be in the form of a Column, line, pie, bar, area charts etc.