Selecting Text Orientation for an Axis in Microsoft Graph: MS Word

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When you are working with a Chart in MS Graph, you may sometimes want to change how text appears on an axis, such as changing the text from horizontal to vertical. Fortunately, MS Graph has made it easy to accomplish.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Select the axis where you want to change the text.
  2. You can do this by clicking on the axis with your mouse. You can also right-click on the axis and select Format Axis.
  3. Choose Selected Axis from the Format menu. MS Graph will display the Format Axis dialog box.
  4. Be sure that the Alignment tab has been selected. Specify an orientation for the text in degrees. You an pick any setting from ninety degrees to ninety degrees. You can also click on the vertical orientation bar, at the left side of the dialog box.
  5. Click on OK.

That wasn't nearly as complicated as you thought it was going to be now was it?

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