Adding Chart Titles

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Double-click the chart.

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Open the Chart menu and choose Chart Options.

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The Chart Options dialog box opens. Click the Titles tab.

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Click in the Chart Title field and type a chart title.

INTRODUCTION

By default, PowerPoint charts do not include chart titles, but you can add a title using the Chart Options dialog box. You can also add titles to the x and y axes.

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Moving Chart Titles

Once you add a title to your chart, you can reposition it at any time. Click the title to select its text box, and then click and drag it to move it on the chart.

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Optionally, click inside an axis box and type a title for the axis.

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Click OK.

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PowerPoint adds the titles to the chart.

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Title Heading or Chart Title?

If your slide layout already includes a title text box, you might not need an additional chart title.

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Removing a Chart Title

To remove a title after you have added it to your chart, simply click the title text box and press the Delete key on your keyboard. You can also reopen the Chart Options dialog box to the Titles tab and delete the title. To do so, double-click the chart, open the Chart menu, and choose Chart Options.