It is a good practice to always add alternative text, or Alt text, to objects, such as charts, pictures, shapes, and SmartArt. This will make the content of these objects more available via screen readers for people who are visually impaired, or may be using other devices.
We will add Alt text to the column chart. In Microsoft Excel, adding Alt text is a feature that can now be found in the Format Object task pane.
Step1. To open the Format Chart task pane,
Right-Click the chart, Click Format Chart Area...
NOTE: If you move the mouse as you right-click, you will see the "Move Here" option instead of a full menu.
NOTE for MacOS Users: To open the Format Chart task pane, press: Control key+Click the chart, Click Format Chart Area... .
Step2. To expand Size & Properties, at the top of the task pane,
Step3. To expand ALT TEXT,
Step4. To enter a title, in the Title box, type:
Column Chart Tab key
Step5. To enter a more detailed description, in the Description box, type:
This column chart compares the number of individuals from Campus A and Campus B who have completed a computer certificate series. The Excel End-Users series is the most popular on both campuses.
Step6. Close the task pane.
Step7. Save the workbook ChartData.xlsx.