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Industrial Statistics with Minitab by Xavier Tort-Martorell Llabres, Lluis Marco Almagro, Pere Grima Cintas

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2.8 Pie Charts

Graph > Pie Chart

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To obtain this appearance we have used fill types instead of colors as done before with the bar charts. Also the options described below have been selected.

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To obtain this appearance we have used fill types instead of colors as done before with the bar charts. Also the options described below have been selected.

  • Explode or pull away a slice: Edit the slice (click on the graph, click on the slice and double-click on the slice), then click on the Explode tab and finally check the option Explode slice.
  • Name and frequency of slices: With the graph as an active window, do: Editor > Add > Slice Labels and check the appropriate options.
  • Graph background color and graph borders: Edit the graph, Graph Attributes.
Notice that to edit a part of a graph (a slice of a pie chart, or the points corresponding to a group in a dotplot) it is not enough to click or double-click on that part. The procedure is always the same: 1) Click on the graph; 2) Click on the part to be edited and 3) Double-click on this part.

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