Adding and Editing Charts

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Adding and Editing Charts

Adding and Editing Charts

To insert a chart into a Microsoft Word document:

  1. Place your cursor in the location in your document in which you would like to insert the chart.
  2. From the INSERT tab, in the Illustrations group, click Chart: Chart in Illustrations Group of Insert Tab
  3. In the Insert Chart dialog box, select the type of chart you want by clicking on it in the left column: Insert Chart Dialog Box
  4. Select a specific chart on the right and click OK: Insert Chart Dialog Box
  5. Note that the chart now appears in your document and a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet opens up:Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet
  6. To edit the chart:
    1. Type over the axis labels and data with your own axis lables and data.
    2. Resize the chart by dragging the box representing the range.

Watch and follow along as your instructor walks you through the process of adding data to a Microsoft Word chart.

Working with Charts

Selecting a chart in Word brings up the CHART TOOLS tabs:

  1. DESIGN: Chart Tools Design Tab
  2. FORMAT: Chart Tools Format Tab