Clear a picture or fill effect from a chart item

Use this procedure to clear a picture or other fill effect from the chart area, the plot area, or the legend in 2-D and 3-D charts, or the walls and floor in 3-D charts.

  1. Double-click the chart item you want to change, and then click the Patterns tab.

  2. To clear the picture or fill effect and return the object to the default formatting, click Automatic under Area.

    To clear all formatting, including the picture or fill effect, click None under Area.

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