Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started

Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data

Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data

with Curt Frye

Video: Welcome

(Music playing.) Hi! I'm Curt Frye. Welcome to Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data. In this course, I'll show you how to visualize your data using charts you can control. I'll begin by showing you how to create dynamic named ranges and Excel tables, both valuable tools that enable you to create dynamic charts. Then I'll demonstrate how to apply those techniques. We'll look at ways to create charts that expand to include all data entered into a range or Excel table, to determine how many data points you want to display in your chart, and to use a d rop-down list to select which data series to visualize in your chart.

Watch this entire course now—plus get access to every course in the library. Each course includes high-quality videos taught by expert instructors.

Become a member
Please wait...
Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data
40m 47s Intermediate Dec 04, 2009

Viewers: in countries Watching now:

Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data shows how simple data in Excel can be used to build exciting and updatable charts. Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Curt Frye explains how to use both named ranges and Excel tables to create charts that adjust as the data changes. Curt demonstrates how to specify the number of points in a chart and how to use a drop-down list to select which data series is displayed. Finally, he shows how to use PivotChart reports to reorganize and visualize data on the fly. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Creating an expanding chart using formulas Specifying the first point and the number of points for a series Plotting points at regular intervals in a series Filtering a PivotChart report to find the right information
Subjects:
Business Charts + Graphs
Software:
Excel
Author:
Curt Frye

Welcome

(Music playing.) Hi! I'm Curt Frye. Welcome to Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data. In this course, I'll show you how to visualize your data using charts you can control. I'll begin by showing you how to create dynamic named ranges and Excel tables, both valuable tools that enable you to create dynamic charts. Then I'll demonstrate how to apply those techniques. We'll look at ways to create charts that expand to include all data entered into a range or Excel table, to determine how many data points you want to display in your chart, and to use a d rop-down list to select which data series to visualize in your chart.

Finally, I'll show you how to create PivotCharts, which enable you to reorganize and visualize your data on the fly. So let's get started with Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data.

There are currently no FAQs about Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data.

Share a link to this course
Please wait... Please wait...
Upgrade to get access to exercise files.

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.
Upgrade now


Exercise files

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

For additional information on downloading and using exercise files, watch our instructional video or read the instructions in the FAQ.

This course includes free exercise files, so you can practice while you watch the course. To access all the exercise files in our library, become a Premium Member.

Upgrade now

Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?

This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.


Mark all as unwatched Cancel

Congratulations

You have completed Excel 2007: Creating Charts with Dynamic Data.

Return to your organization's learning portal to continue training, or close this page.


OK
Become a member to add this course to a playlist

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses—and create as many playlists as you like.

Get started

Already a member?

Become a member to like this course.

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses.

Get started

Already a member?

Exercise files

Learn by watching, listening, and doing! Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along. Exercise files are available with all Premium memberships. Learn more

Get started

Already a Premium member?

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Ask a question

Thanks for contacting us.
You’ll hear from our Customer Service team within 24 hours.

Please enter the text shown below:

The classic layout automatically defaults to the latest Flash Player.

To choose a different player, hold the cursor over your name at the top right of any lynda.com page and choose Site preferencesfrom the dropdown menu.

Continue to classic layout Stay on new layout
Welcome to the redesigned course page.

We’ve moved some things around, and now you can



Exercise files

Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.

Mark videos as unwatched

Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.

Control your viewing experience

Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.

Interactive transcripts

Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked

Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.