PowerPoint offers numerous chart types and chart sub-types for almost every kind of graphic representation you could want to create. Sub-types offer variations on the basic chart type, such as 3D options. PowerPoint includes the following basic chart types:
Column Creates vertical columns to compare the values of categories of data. Column, bar, and line charts work well if you want to compare values over a time period such as months or quarters. Figure 11.7 illustrates a sample column chart.
Bar Creates horizontal bars to compare the values of categories of data.
Line Creates a line with markers for each data value.
Pie Creates a pie that analyzes percentages of a total number. Use a pie chart if you want to see the contribution ...