8. Creating Charts


A chart is a graphic representation of data. A chart can be embedded in a worksheet (Figure 1) or can be a chart sheet of its own (Figure 2).

Figure 1. Here’s a 3-D stacked column chart embedded in a worksheet file.


Figure 2. Here’s a 3-D pie chart on a chart sheet of its own.


With Microsoft Excel, you can create many different types of charts. The 3-D stacked column chart and 3-D pie chart shown here (Figures 1 and 2) are only two examples. Since each type of chart has at least one variation and you can customize any ...

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