Most of the data you summarize in Excel can be divided into categories. In this video, learn how to create column and bar charts that summarize category data effectively.
- [Instructor] Much of the data that you summarize in Excel…can be divided into categories.…In this movie, I will show you how to create column…and bar charts that summarize category data effectively.…This workbook summarizes orders…based on product categories by year.…So you can see I have Batteries, Landscape Lighting,…Lightbulbs, and Solar Panels…for the years 2016, 2017, and 2018.…The simplest column chart would display…categories and values for a single year.…So let's say that I select the cells…in the range A2 through B6.…
To create a column chart from that data,…I can go to the Insert tab of the ribbon…and then I'll go over to the Charts group…and click the Column button,…and now I can select…the type of chart that I want to create.…You can create a 2-D column chart,…which is just a standard vertical column,…that's clustered if there's multiple sets of data.…You can also create a stacked column,…which shows the share of each of the values,…and is relative, so if you have 100…and another value that was 50 in one column,…
- Creating workbooks
- Manipulating cell data
- Using core functions and formulas
- Formatting worksheet elements
- Creating PivotTables
- Collaborating with others
- Working with charts
- Adding images and shapes
- Saving workbooks
- Printing files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Excel
2. Manage Workbooks
3. Work with Worksheets, Cells, and Cell Data
4. Sort, Filter, and Manage Worksheets
5. Summarize Data Using Formulas and Functions
6. Format Worksheet Elements
7. Work with Charts
8. Work with External Data and Objects
9. Explore PivotTables
10. Review and Share Your Spreadsheets
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