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

Updated: at



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.

Categories: charting, office_mac, powerpoint_2011, tutorials

Related Posts

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Change Text Cas... Often, you may receive some content for your presentation from someone. And rather than typing all that content, you may just copy it from an emai...
Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Adding Animation to... We have already explored what animation is, and what are the guidelines to be considered before you add an animation to a slide object within Powe...
Learn PowerPoint 2007: Picture Fills for Chart Dat... Did you happen to see a chart that spoke of fruit exports and each column of the chart was filled with pictures of a particular fruit type rather than...

Filed Under: Uncategorized
Tagged as: , , ,

No Comments

Microsoft and the Office logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Plagiarism will be detected by Copyscape

© 2000-2017, Geetesh Bajaj - All rights reserved.

since November 02, 2000