Excel > Excel 2003 Intermediate > Charts

Resizing and Moving a Chart

The chart appears as an object embedded in the worksheet within a frame.

Resizing a chart

To resize a chart:

  1. Select the chart
  2. Click one of the 8 sizing handles along the chart frame and drag to the desired position

A faint border appears on resizing the chart so that you can preview the chart size before releasing the mouse button.

Moving a chart

To move the chart within a worksheet:

  1. Select the chart
  2. Click and drag the chart within the worksheet

Move the chart to another worksheet

You can move the chart as an embedded object to another worksheet or have it occupy its own worksheet.

  1. Select the chart
  2. Click Chart > Location
  3. Location on chart menu

  4. In the Chart Location dialogue box you have the option of moving the chart to a new sheet or placing it as an object in another existing worksheet.
  5. Move chart to new location

  6. Select the option you want and click Ok

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