Giving a graph a 3D appearance
A graph can be given an extruded 3D-like visual effect.
The 3D view rarely provides meaningful information in a graph. It often makes visual comparisons difficult, particularly when using pie graphs or multiple series.
Tufte, E. R., The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Graphics Press, 1983.
- Right-click on the graph window and click Properties.
- Click the Appearance tab.
- Click the Graph in 3D View button.
Click Apply to preview or OK when done.
All the series in the graph are displayed as 3D.