Microsoft Excel 2003: Disable Chart Tips

Posted October 11, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Microsoft Excel

By default, when you hover your mouse pointer over a section of an Excel 2003 chart, it will display tooltips. While these are intended to be helpful, some users might find them distracting over time. To disable the Excel Chart tips, use the steps in this tech-recipe.

1. Click Tools.

2. Select Options.

2. Click the Chart tab.

3. In the Chart tips section, uncheck the Show names and Show values checkboxes.

4. Click OK to close the dialog box.

 

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