Using PivotCharts: Graphical Pivot

The new user interface also makes it easier to create PivotCharts. All filter enhancements for PivotTables are also available for PivotCharts. There are special PivotChart tools and shortcut menus you can use to create a PivotChart to analyze the data within a chart.

You can change the layout and the format of charts or the chart elements in the same way you make changes for Pivot Tables. Unlike in previous Excel versions, in Excel 2007 and Excel 2010, the chart format is maintained if you change the PivotChart.

Creating a PivotChart

Creating a chart for a PivotTable takes only seconds. Use the previous PivotTable example to practice. Do the following:

  1. Click in the PivotTable, and select the PivotTable Tools contextual ...

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