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33 Cards in this Set

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Active chart
Created by Chart Wizard and indicated by selection handles,. The embedded chart is ready for additional formatting.
Attached text
Text that is attached to other elements of a chart, such as the chart title or axes titles, and is not linked to any cells in the worksheet.
Indicates the list of predefines shapes, such as squares, circles, flow chart objects, and block arrows, on the Drawing toolbar.
Category values
Data series’ x values, such as the names of items to be sold or in an inventory, on the horizontal axis, or x-axis.
Graphs that provide a visual representation of the workbook data
Chart area
The entire chart and all the elements contained in the chart or graph, such as the title and legend.
Chart sheet
A new sheet that is automatically inserted into the workbook, occupies the entire document window, and provides more space and details for the chart.
Chart title
Term that appears above the plot area and describes the contents of the plot area and the data series.
Chart Wizard
A series of dialog boxes that prompt you for information about the chart you want to create, such as the chart type, the cell range on which the chart is based, and features that the chart will contain.
Data marker
The graphical representation of the values in the data series of a chart, including items such as each column in a column chart, the pie slices in pie charts, and the points used in XY (scatter) charts.
Data series
Chart Wizard organizes data sources into a collection, where each data series is a range of data values that is plotted as a unit of the chart.
Data source
A stored set of information, often placed in a data base, a text file, or another Excel workbook, that you want to retrieve and use in a workbook.
Data value
Elements of a data series that are plotted on the chart’s vertical axis, or y-axis.
The illusion that you’re looking at the 3-D chart from either above or below the chart.
Embedded chart
A chart that is displayed within a worksheet and one that you can place alongside the data source, giving context to the chart.
Exploded pie chart
A pie chart with one or more pie slices separated from the whole.
A line that extends across the plot area indicating the location of tick marks on the chart’s horizontal or vertical axis.
Horizontal axis
On the horizontal axis, or x-axis, are the data series’ category values, or x values.
Label text
One of the three categories of chart text that includes the category names, the tick mark labels, and the legend text.
Used to identifying the format of the data marker used for each series in a chart. Used if the chart contains more than one data series.
Major gridline
Lines that extend the tick marks across the plot area.
Major tick mark
The indication on the major units of increment on the x- or y-axis.
Minor gridline
The lines that divide the space between the major gridlines.
Minor tick mark
The indication of the minor units of increment on the x- or y-axis.
An element of a custom application, such as a worksheet, macro, or workbook.
The illusion that some parts of the 3-D chart are farther away from you than others.
Plot area
A rectangular area containing a graphical representation of the values in the data series.
The range of values that spans along an axis.
Tick mark
Next to the values on the scales, it acts like the division line on a ruler.
Unattached text
Unattached text is additional text that is unassociated with any particular element of the chart.
The horizontal axis, where for example the data series’ category values or x values, such as the names of the different telescope models, are plotted.
X value
The data series’ values, such as the sale values, are plotted on the horizontal axis, or x-axis.
The vertical axis, where, for example, data values, such as the sales values, are plotted.