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I'm doing an assignment and it involved using color and frequency and I can't figure out how to individually change the color of each bar in a bar graph... Please help me!

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By first click we can select the chart bars as a whole. Then by performing a second click on one of those bars to select one of them we can change the Format Data Point -> Area by right click context menu:

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There is admittedly a bit of mouse click acrobatics needed but once you have the timing it is pretty fast. This was tested with Libre Office but should also work in Open Office.

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I tried this and it will change the color of the bar, but it changes all of the bars to that color and I need it to be individual colors –  kase Oct 23 '11 at 20:25
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Check that a single bar is selected, that's why I included the screenshot. It's a bit tricky to get the two clicks in the right time. –  Takkat Oct 23 '11 at 20:27

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