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How To: Arrange the items of a legend into columns

Summary

Steps to arrange the items of a legend into columns by editing the legend properties.

Procedure

  1. Double-click the legend to open the Legend Properties dialog box.
  2. Select the Items tab.
  3. Select the Legend Item for the top of a new column and check the 'Place in new column' box.

    [O-Image] Legend Properties, Items tab
  4. Optionally, set the number of columns for the selected legend item.

    Note:
    'Place in new column' and number of columns apply to the selected legend item, not to the legend as a whole.