Create Charts

A chart or graph is not only a good way, but often the only way, to reasonably interpret a pile of data. Numbers provides enough chart choices to both represent almost any data you’re wrangling and potentially confuse you as to which type to use. And you could practically suffocate in its variety of formatting options, unless you stick with straight-vanilla presentations—and who wants that?

We begin at the beginning—chart terminology—and then cover how to Choose the Right Chart. Next, you’ll see how to Create a Chart andCreate a Chart, and we then move on to Numbers’ specialities with Design 3D Charts and Make Interactive Charts.

Learn Chart Parts and Terminology

Working with charts requires a somewhat specialized vocabulary, ...

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