Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Pattern Fills for Plot Area of Charts

Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:30 am

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Patterns in PowerPoint are two-color designs that include lines, dots, dashes and checks. PowerPoint includes 48 such patterns with names such as 5%, plaid, weaves, shingle, and zigzag. Pattern fills can be particularly pleasing as a fill, especially if you use a simple pattern that comprises two subtle colors. You apply a pattern fill to the Plot Area of a chart in the same way as you would apply a solid color, a gradient, a picture, or a texture fill. Follow these steps to learn more.

Learn how to apply pattern fills to the Plot Area of a chart in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac.

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