How to change the legend in Excel
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When you create a chart in Excel with multiple sets of data, it is standard practice to include a legend so that the viewer understands the data being displayed. Excel provides options to change the legend.
Step 1 – Open the Format Legend menu
– Select the legend
– Right-click and select Format Legend from the context menu
Step 2 – Change the legend
– Change the position of the legend
Step 3 – Change the text
– Change the column names
Step 4 – View the result
– Check that the legend is displayed as intended
Alternate access to the Format Legend menu
– Select the chart
– On the Chart Design menu, go to Add Chart Element > Legend > More Legend Options