Chapter 10

Charming Charts and Gorgeous Graphics

In This Chapter

arrow Creating great-looking charts with just a few clicks

arrow Customizing the chart from the Chart Tools contextual tab

arrow Representing data visually with sparklines

arrow Adding a text box and arrow to a chart

arrow Inserting clip art into your worksheets

arrow Adding WordArt and SmartArt to a worksheet

arrow Printing a chart without printing the rest of the worksheet data

As Confucius was reported to have once said, “A picture is worth a thousand words” (or, in our case, numbers). By adding charts to worksheets, you not only heighten interest in the otherwise boring numbers, but also illustrate trends and anomalies that may not be apparent from just looking at the values alone. Because Excel 2013 makes it so easy to chart the numbers in a worksheet, you ...

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