The Formatting Bar is shown when a chart is set to edit mode. Double-click a chart to enter edit mode. Click outside the chart to leave edit mode.
You can edit the formatting of a chart using the controls and icons on the Formatting Bar.
Select Chart Element
Select the element from the chart that you want to format. The element gets selected in the chart preview. Click Format Selection to open the properties dialogue for the selected element.
Opens the properties dialog for the selected element.
Opens the Chart Type dialog.
Chart Data Table
Opens the Data Table dialog where you can edit the chart data.
The Horizontal Grids icon on the Formatting bar toggles the visibility of the grid display for the Y axis.
To show or hide a legend, click Legend On/Off on the Formatting bar.
Rescales the text in the chart when you change the size of the chart.
Moves all chart elements to their default positions inside the current chart. This function does not alter the chart type or any other attributes other than the position of elements.