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Excel 2013: Charts in Depth
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Excel 2013: Charts in Depth

with Dennis Taylor

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC). Hi, I'm Dennis Taylor, and welcome to Excel 2013, Charts in Depth. Creating charts is one of Excel's most powerful, yet easy to use features. In this course, we'll be looking at the concepts underlying charts, and the tools to implement those concepts. I'll show you how to create standard and useful charts, very quickly. And then how to fine-tune those charts with a variety of techniques. We'll see how to add greater impact to your charts with pictures and shapes, and then examine the most effective use of titles, labels, legends, axes and grid lines.
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  1. 1m 24s
    1. Welcome
      57s
    2. Using the exercise files
      27s
  2. 13m 41s
    1. Identifying chart elements
      3m 47s
    2. Selecting the right chart type
      4m 24s
    3. Understanding chart terminology
      2m 6s
    4. Understanding the Chart Tools Ribbon
      3m 24s
  3. 17m 6s
    1. Selecting data to display as a chart
      4m 10s
    2. Creating charts with the keyboard and the Quick Analysis tool
      2m 34s
    3. Creating charts with the Recommended Charts feature
      3m 1s
    4. Creating charts with standard menu commands
      1m 38s
    5. Creating graphic-in-cell charts with sparklines
      5m 43s
  4. 32m 14s
    1. Adding a chart element
      2m 37s
    2. Choosing a chart layout with the Quick Layout option
      3m 1s
    3. Selecting chart colors from the Colorful and Monochromatic palettes
      2m 47s
    4. Choosing a chart style from a gallery of colorful variations
      2m 9s
    5. Switching rows and columns for a different view of the data
      2m 50s
    6. Changing the location of a chart's source data
      2m 36s
    7. Dealing with empty and hidden cells
      5m 23s
    8. Changing a chart's type
      2m 25s
    9. Changing the default chart type and creating a template
      3m 7s
    10. Changing the location of a chart
      2m 6s
    11. Moving and resizing a chart within a worksheet
      3m 13s
  5. 42m 54s
    1. Modifying axes
      9m 19s
    2. Adding, editing, and removing chart titles
      5m 15s
    3. Linking titles to content
      2m 17s
    4. Adding and editing data labels
      4m 56s
    5. Adding a data table
      2m 27s
    6. Adding error bars
      2m 33s
    7. Working with gridlines
      4m 37s
    8. Adding, editing, and removing legends
      3m 17s
    9. Adding drop lines and up-down bars
      4m 14s
    10. Analyzing existing and future data with trendlines
      3m 59s
  6. 21m 17s
    1. Using pictures as chart elements
      3m 29s
    2. Adding shapes and arrows
      2m 35s
    3. Adding floating text and text boxes
      3m 8s
    4. Selecting shape styles, fill, and the outline
      3m 8s
    5. Adding shape effects
      1m 57s
    6. Applying WordArt styles
      2m 34s
    7. Working with chart text
      1m 48s
    8. Changing the rotation of chart text
      2m 38s
  7. 41m 41s
    1. Using column and bar charts
      8m 23s
    2. Using line charts
      5m 54s
    3. Using pie charts
      7m 22s
    4. Using area, stock, and XY charts
      9m 46s
    5. Using doughnut, bubble, and radar charts
      10m 16s
  8. 16m 58s
    1. Pasting new data into a chart
      2m 44s
    2. Creating charts from multiple data sources
      3m 12s
    3. Adding new data using a table
      5m 31s
    4. Creating dynamic charts that always show the last "N" periods of data
      5m 31s
  9. 29m 49s
    1. Creating combination charts
      3m 22s
    2. Creating Gantt charts
      6m 34s
    3. Creating Pareto charts
      3m 19s
    4. Creating frequency charts
      3m 44s
    5. Using Form controls to create dynamic charts
      8m 35s
    6. Producing dynamic charts by using filters
      4m 15s
  10. 8m 50s
    1. Printing charts
      5m 29s
    2. Copying and linking charts with Word and PowerPoint
      3m 21s
  11. 33s
    1. Goodbye
      33s

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Excel 2013: Charts in Depth
3h 46m Advanced Aug 06, 2013

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Charts allow you to communicate information visually, in a way that's more impactful than raw data, and they happen to be one of the most powerful and easy-to-use features in Microsoft Excel. Let Dennis Taylor show you how to create different kinds of Excel charts, from column, bar, and line charts to exploded pies, and decide which type works best for your data. Plus, learn how to fine-tune your chart's color and style; add titles, labels, and legends; insert shapes, pictures, and text boxes; and pull data from multiple sources.

Topics include:
  • Selecting the right chart type
  • Choosing data to display as a chart
  • Creating charts fast with the Quick Analysis tool
  • Choosing a chart layout
  • Changing the location of the source data
  • Dealing with empty and hidden cells
  • Moving and resizing charts
  • Adding data labels
  • Analyzing existing and future data with trendlines
  • Adding shapes and arrows
  • Working with column, bar, line, pie, and area charts
  • Working with specialized chart types: Gantt, Pareto, and Frequency charts
  • Creating dynamic charts
  • Printing and sharing your chart
Subjects:
Business Charts + Graphs Spreadsheets
Software:
Excel Office 365
Author:
Dennis Taylor

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