How To: Arrange the items of a legend into columns


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


  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.

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