Format Trendlines in Excel Charts: Overview You can easily format trendlines in Excel charts if you applied them to one or more chart series. To format trendlines in Excel, click the “Format” tab within the “Chart Tools” contextual tab in the Ribbon. Then select a trendline to format from the “Chart Elements” drop-down in
Change the Chart Type in Excel: Overview After creating a chart, you can change the chart type in Excel. Alternatively, you can also choose a different sub-type of the same general chart type you first selected. Either way, note that if you change the chart type, you may lose custom formatting you have applied
Print a Chart in Excel: Overview To print a chart in Excel that appears embedded in a worksheet without printing the rest of the worksheet, select the chart or one of the chart’s elements, first. Alternatively, to print a chart in Excel that appears embedded in a worksheet along with its accompanying worksheet data, click into
Resize Columns and Rows in Excel: Overview There are many ways to resize columns and rows in Excel. You can adjust the width of columns to correct the display of longer cell entries. You can also adjust row height to accommodate larger fonts. To resize columns and rows in Excel, you must first select
Merge Changes in Copies of Shared Workbooks in Excel: Overview This lesson shows you how to merge changes in copies of shared workbooks in Excel. This is an older method of reviewing changes to a shared workbook in Excel, but it still works. You can merge changes in copies of shared workbooks in Excel
Record a Macro in Excel: Overview You can easily record a macro in Excel. Macros are small programs that record your actions as you perform a task in Excel. The actions are then saved as a Visual Basic Module, which is a type of program. When you run the macro later, it repeats your
Create a Data Model from External Relational Data in Excel: Overview You can create a data model from external relational data in Excel. Data models in Excel let you store multiple tables of information. They can then be used a data source for PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Power View reports. The choice to add
Create a New Workbook in Excel: Overview You can easily create a new workbook in Excel. A workbook is the default file type in Excel, much like a document is the default file type in Word. A workbook can contain multiple worksheets where the data is stored and manipulated in the columns and rows.