Chart Menus – The concept

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There are so many elements in a chart which can be changed in so many different ways. The question is, which menu (tab) to choose for what purpose? You may not have thought about it before, now is a good time to understand this. 

Anything which talks about the WHOLE chart is there in Design tab.

Anything which changes one of the elements of the chart is in the Layout tab. Axis, labels, series, etc. In the new version, all options under Layout were added to the Design tab.

Finally, everything in a chart is just a shape. So if you want to customize anything like a shape – background color, border, shadow, font, etc. then use the Format tab.

Understand PowerPoint animation concepts in 10 minutes


Earlier I wrote a post on showing images professionally. I received some feedback that many of the readers are not well versed with the way animation works in PowerPoint. Hence this article. In 10 minutes you will learn the concepts which have eluded you for 2 decades. Read this even if you use animation routinely in your presentations. It is common to know use something without knowing the concept behind it.

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