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While Microsoft Graph allows you to develop full-color charts, you may want to orient them more toward black-and-white if they will appear in a black-and-white document. Similarly, you may wish to play with patterns and colors to get the most from printing on your color printer. Toward this end, the program allows you to specify patterns to use for different portions of your chart. These patterns are primarily used to differentiate data series (rows in your spreadsheet) from each other. To change the pattern assigned to a data series, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Patterns tab of the Format Data Series dialog box.
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Comprehensive VBA Guide Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is the language used for writing macros in all Office programs. This complete guide shows both professionals and novices how to master VBA in order to customize the entire Office suite for their needs. Check out Mastering VBA for Office 2010 today!