6. Working with Charts

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In this chapter, you discover just how easy it is to create and customize charts in Excel 2013. Topics include the following:

Creating a chart

Changing the chart type

Altering the source data range

Altering chart options

Formatting the plot and chart areas

Formatting the axis scale

Altering the original data

Adding data to charts

Adding a legend

Charts are graphical representations of data that enable you to visualize and communicate your data in a more meaningful way than with simple numbers in tables. In Excel, you not only have the capability to easily chart your data, but you can also quickly change ...

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