How to Create a Graph on Microsoft Word Step 1: On the toolbar, click "Insert", then "Picture", then "Chart" Step 2: The default graph is a bar graph. To create a line graph, right click the graph and select "Chart Type" Step 3: A window will pop up and under the tab "Standard Types", select "Line". To the left lists "Chart sub-types", click the fourth option which is described as "Line with markers displayed at each data value". You now have a line graph and you can drag the corners of the graph to make it bigger or smaller. Step 4: Use the datasheet to edit the graph's content. Changing the cells directly under "A-D" will alter labeling on the x-axis. Changing the cells directly to the left of "1-4" will alter what the lines represent. Change the numbers to input your own data. As you change the numbers the increments will automatically adjust on the y-axis. You can also add columns/cells or delete them in the process. Step 5: Don't forget to label your graph. Right click your chart and click "Chart Options". A window will pop up and you can label the graph's title, x-axis, and y-axis. Step 6: You can also edit the legend by double clicking it. A window will pop up and you can edit the pattern, fot, and placement of the legend.
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