Chapter 12: Working with Charts

Create a Chart

You can quickly convert your spreadsheet data into easy-to-read charts. You can create column, line, pie, bar, area, scatter, stock, surface, doughnut, bubble, and radar charts. Excel even recommends the type of chart that works best for your data. If you do not like Excel’s recommendations, you can select the chart of your choice.

You can create charts using the Ribbon or using the Quick Analysis button. After you create a chart, you can use buttons beside the chart or on the Chart Tools tabs to fine-tune the chart to best display and explain the data.

Create a Chart

Using the Ribbon


Select ...

Get Office 2013 Simplified now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.