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Contents Science Bundle - Elementary Editing a Graph
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V3
Instructions
Charts and graphs can be easily edited thanks to Tool Factory Database. This tutorial will teach you all about editing, and how to do it simply.

Resize or Reposition the Chart
Step 1 - Click on the chart to select it. A red dotted box will appear around the outside of it.

Step 2 - To reposition it click in the graph, hold, and drag the it to the desired position.

Step 3 - To resize the graph or chart click, hold, and drag one of the red squares in the corner of the selected graph.

Edit Chart Text
Step 1 - Click on the text to place the mouse caret within it. From here you can delete words or add them.

Step 2 - Click the Effects button on the General toolbar if you wish to edit font style, color, or size.

Change the Chart Background Color and Outline
Step 1 - Select the chart by clicking on it.

Step 2 - Click on the Effects button on the General toolbar to open the Graphics Effects window.

Step 3 - Under the Fill Color tab select a new color for the background.

Step 4 - Under the Line Color tab select a new color for the lines.

Step 5 - Under the Style tab edit the style.

Editing a graph or chart has never been simpler! You'll have these editing skills mastered in no time.
Downloadable Worksheets
  • Print Instructions on Editing a Graph (DOC)
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