Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Office 365. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Adjusting Your View of 3-D Graphs.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated September 14, 2019)
Excel allows you to create some great looking three-dimensional graphs based on the information in your worksheets. For many purposes, the default method in which the graphs are created will be sufficient for your needs. However, you may want to adjust the angle at which you view your graph. Excel makes this easy by following these steps, providing you are using Excel 2007 or Excel 2010:
Figure 1. The 3-D Rotation options of the Format Chart Area dialog box.
If you are using Excel 2013 or a later version the steps are different:
Figure 2. The 3-D Rotation settings of the Format Chart Area task pane.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (9838) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Office 365. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Adjusting Your View of 3-D Graphs.
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