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I am drawing column chart in Excel 2007 & 2010:

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The slides of my colleagues are all made in Excel 2003, they have a gradient fill as follows:

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I really would like to fill the same style in my column chart, but it seems that no combination in the customizing window does this in Excel 2007 & 2010.

Could anyone help?

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Where it says type, try selecting cylinder

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There are Linear, Radial, Path and Rectangular types, there is no cylinder type... – SoftTimur Sep 29 '12 at 16:06
    
then its a lost cause I'm afraid, they appear to have removed that functionality – SwiftAppDesign Sep 30 '12 at 12:29

In Excel 2007, with Insert > Charts > Column - Clustered Cylinder:

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