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Rounded Corners and Shadow on Excel Charts

Written by

Editorial Team

Reviewed by

Steve Rynearson

Last updated on June 2, 2020

An example of adding rounded corners and shadow to an Excel chart, with the past year stock close price of Microsoft:

msft stock

How it’s done:

1. Right click near the edge of a chart and select Format Chart Area…

2. On the Patterns tab, place a checkmark in the boxes next to Shadow and Round Corners

round shadow