Creating a Chart
In This Chapter
Creating a chart
Examining the different types of charts
Positioning a chart in a worksheet
Changing the appearance of a chart
Saving a customized chart as a template so that you can use it again
Exploring some fancy-schmancy chart tricks
Nothing is more persuasive than a chart. The bars, pie slices, lines, or columns show immediately whether production is up or down, cats are better than dogs or dogs better than cats, or catsup tastes better than ketchup. Fans of charts and graphs will be glad to know that putting a chart in an Excel worksheet (or Word document or PowerPoint slide) is fairly easy.
This chapter explains how to create a chart. It looks at which charts are best for presenting different kinds of data, how to change a chart’s appearance, and how to save charts in a template that you can use again. You discover some nice chart ...