Bar graph in Excel - Different colors on bars - Ecel 2007

I am creating a bar graph from two columns on an Excel spreadsheet.  All of the bars are the same color.  How do I create a bar graph with different colors?
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAsked:
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:

right-click the bar series, select "Format Data Series" > Fill > Vary colors by point.

See attached.

Mind you that a bar chart with one series does not need different colors for the bars. In fact, it's rather counter-productive. The bar LENGTH is the message, not the bar color.

cheers, teylyn
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