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101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By : John Walkenbach
Book Image

101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By: John Walkenbach

Overview of this book

Excel is a popular program. Millions of people throughout the world use it on a regular basis. But it’s a safe bet that the vast majority of users have yet to discover some of the amazing things this product can do. 101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?is packed with information that you need to know in order to confidently and seamlessly master the challenges that come with using Excel! Excel 2013 is excellent, but there's lots to learn to truly excel at Excel! In this latest addition to his popular Mr. Spreadsheet's Bookshelf series, John Walkenbach, aka "Mr. Spreadsheet," shares new and exciting ways to accomplish and master all of your spreadsheet tasks. From taming the Ribbon bar to testing and tables, creating custom functions, and overcoming "impossible" charts, mixing nesting limits, and more,?101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?will save you time and help you avoid common spreadsheet stumbling blocks.
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Tip 97: Grouping Charts and Other Objects

If you create a number of charts, you may want to be able to work with them all as a group. For example, move them all, or resize them all. The solution is to group the charts into a single object.

Grouping charts

Start by creating the charts that you’d like to group and then arrange and size them as you like. Then press Shift and click each chart. When the charts are selected, right-click any one of them and choose Group⇒Group.

Figure 97-1 shows six charts that have been grouped. The group name (Group 14) appears in the Name box.


Figure 97-1: Six charts, combined into a group.

To move the entire group, click anywhere in the group and drag.

note.eps If the group is already selected when you click and drag, you will select a particular chart in the group and change its position. Most of the time, this is not what you want. Press Ctrl+Z to undo.

To resize the entire group, click anywhere in the group to...