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The Chart Area contains all elements of the chart. That includes the chart itself but also the area around it where the legend and titles around the axes are.

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Q: What is the Chart Area in Excel?
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What is a chart area in Excel?

Excel does not have a specific chart area. You might be referring to the area within a chart where you can change the legend and other information. You will find chart tools on the Insert tab of the Excel 2007 ribbon.

What is an Area chart in Excel?

An area chart is like a line chart where the area between the line and the x-axis is coloured in. It can also be the area between the line and a line below it in the case of a stacked area chart.

In Excel what is the background for a chart called?

The background for the entire chart is called the chart area. For the part where data is actually been shown, it is the plot area.

What is a Plot Area in excel?

It is the part of a chart that shows the actual data, such as where bars are in a bar chart or lines in a line chart. The plot area does not include things like the titles or the legend.

What is the region enclosed within the axes of the chart in Microsoft Excel 2007?

The Plot Area.

What is the difference between the chart area and plot area in excel?

The plot area is the rectangular area formed by the axes. The chart area is bigger and includes the title, the axes labels and values and the key (in its default positions).

What is an area chart in Word or Excel?

It is a line chart with the area below a line to either the X Axis or the next line below it, being filled with a particular colour.

What does clicking and dragging top of chart do in Excel?

It allows you to move the chart. Depending on where you click exactly, you can pick up the chart and then drag it to a new location. This only works if you are in an embedded chart. It does not do anything on a chart sheet. You can also move the plot area within the chart area on both an embedded chart or a chart on a chart sheet, when you click at the top or on any part on the plot area.

What chart is the Excel default?

A column chart.

How do you create 3D chart in Microsoft Excel?

There are many charting options in Excel. When you choose your chart, select a 3D chart.

When creating a chart in Excel the plot area is what?

contains graphical representation of values in data series

How do you customize the plot area walls and chart area?

The plot area walls and chart area in Excel can easily be customized. This can be done by applying predefined shape styles to the area. You can also apply shape outlines and shape fills.