Adding Titles to a Chart

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 30, 2013)

Microsoft Graph is a simple graphing program provided with Word. It includes the ability to view your graph data in both spreadsheet and graph formats. The graphs you create can be inserted directly into your documents. One of the finishing touches you can add to your Microsoft Graph charts is to add titles. The program lets you add titles to any axis or the chart as a whole.

  1. Make sure your chart is visible on the screen and you have selected it. (You do this by clicking on the chart.)
  2. Select Chart Options from the Chart menu. Microsoft Graph displays the Chart Options dialog box.
  3. Make sure the Titles tab is selected. (See Figure 1.)
  4. Figure 1. The Titles tab of the Chart Options dialog box

  5. Using the controls at the left of the dialog box, enter the title you want for any and all types of titles.
  6. Click your mouse on OK. Microsoft Graph adds your titles as directed.

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Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...


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