Chapter 5: Advanced Techniques for Analyzing Data
In This Chapter
Generating a sparkline chart
Sorting information in a worksheet list
Filtering a list to find the information you need
Using the Goal Seek command to produce formula results
Performing what-if analyses with data tables
Examining data with a PivotTable
This chapter offers a handful of tricks for analyzing the data that you so carefully and lovingly enter in a worksheet. Delve into this chapter to find out what sparklines are and how to manage, sort, and filter data in lists. You also discover how the Goal Seek command can help you target values in different kinds of analyses, and how you can map out different scenarios with data by using one- and two-input data tables. Finally, this chapter explains how a PivotTable can help turn an indiscriminate list into a meaningful source of information.
Seeing What the Sparklines ...