Defining Default Attributes for Charts
For charts, you can set the chart (the type of chart that appears when you choose
Insert > Chart) and the default look of each chart type. Default attributes must be set
individually for each chart type.
To set chart styles and placement:
Place a chart on the page.
See “Adding a New Chart and Entering Your Data” on page 225 for instructions.
Select the chart, and then set its attributes.
See “About Charts” on page 221 to learn how to specify a chart type.
See “Formatting Charts” on page 228 to learn how to resize a chart, rotate it, and set
other attributes that charts have in common.
Set the text wrapping around the chart.
See “Wrapping Text Around an Inline or Floating Object” on page 113 for instructions.
Repeat steps 1 through 3 for each chart type.
Select each chart, one at a time, and then choose Format > Advanced > “Define
Default Style for chart type Chart.”
Select the chart type that you want to be the first chart that appears when you choose
Insert > Chart, and then choose Format > Advanced > “Make chart type the Default
Delete the charts from the page.