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Charts and Graphs: Microsoft by Bill Jelen

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14. Knowing When Someone Is Lying to You with a Chart

Several settings in Excel allow you to either inadvertently or intentionally create charts that are misleading. Many of the popular charting styles do a poor job of representing the underlying data. Don’t get me wrong; the charts often look great, but they do not provide an accurate picture of the data.

This chapter illustrates many of ...

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