Double click on a series of points, and click on the Patterns tab. You can choose
any of the marker styles, including a cross, from the dropdown. To get an outline of
the shape, select None for the background color of the marker.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
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> In MS excel the plotted data point options are triangles, squares and
> circles, all solid. How do I creatt them in just outline and how do I
> represent data points by crosses rather than those other shapes?