Change the rotation or perspective of a 3-D chart

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Word

You can change the rotation or perspective of a 3-D chart to make it easier to read or to create the look that you want. Examples of 3-D charts are a 3-D Column, 3-D Pie, or 3-D Surface chart.

  1. On the View menu, click Print Layout.

  2. Click the chart, and then click the Chart Layout tab.

  3. Under 3-D Rotation, do any of the following:

    Chart Layout tab, 3-D Rotation group

To

Do this

Change the rotation

Enter the degree of rotation that you want in the X and Y boxes, and then press ENTER .

Change the perspective

Enter the degree of perspective that you want in the Perspective box, and then press ENTER . A 3-D perspective is not a true 3-D chart because a third value axis (depth axis) is not used.

If Perspective is not available

Under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, clear the Right angle axes check box.

Note: To adjust the chart area's scale, under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, make the changes that you want.

See also

Edit data in a chart

Change a chart

PowerPoint

You can change the rotation or perspective of a 3-D chart to make it easier to read or to create the look that you want. Examples of 3-D charts are a 3-D Column, 3-D Pie, or 3-D Surface chart.

  1. Click the chart, and then click the Chart Layout tab.

  2. Under 3-D Rotation, do any of the following:

    Chart Layout tab, 3-D Rotation group

To

Do this

Change the rotation

Enter the degree of rotation that you want in the X and Y boxes, and then press ENTER .

Change the perspective

Enter the degree of perspective that you want in the Perspective box, and then press ENTER . A 3-D perspective is not a true 3-D chart because a third value axis (depth axis) is not used.

If Perspective is not available

Under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, clear the Right angle axes check box.

Note: To adjust the chart area's scale, under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, make the changes that you want.

See also

Edit data in a chart

Change a chart

Excel

You can change the rotation or perspective of a 3-D chart to make it easier to read or to create the look that you want. Examples of 3-D charts are a 3-D Column, 3-D Pie, or 3-D Surface chart.

  1. Click the chart, and then click the Chart Layout tab.

  2. Under 3-D Rotation, do any of the following:

    Chart Layout tab, 3-D Rotation group

To

Do this

Change the rotation

Enter the degree of rotation that you want in the X and Y boxes, and then press ENTER .

Change the perspective

Enter the degree of perspective that you want in the Perspective box, and then press ENTER . A 3-D perspective is not a true 3-D chart because a third value axis (depth axis) is not used.

If Perspective is not available

Under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, clear the Right angle axes check box.

Note: To adjust the chart area's scale, under 3-D Rotation, click 3-D Rotation, and then under Chart Scale, make the changes that you want.

See also

Edit data in a chart

Change a chart

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