8. Creating Pivot Charts and Power View Dashboards

Pivot tables are the most powerful feature in Excel. A pivot table enables you to summarize a million records of transactional data in Excel with a few mouse clicks. A pivot chart is an extension of the pivot table concept. You start with detailed data, Excel summarizes that data in a pivot table, and then the summary data is charted.

Pivot charts are easier than ever to create thanks to the Recommended Charts feature in Excel 2013. You can go from a detailed data set to a summary chart in a few clicks. From there, even if the recommended chart is not exactly what you envisioned, you can ...

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