Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Change the default Excel chart type; create and use chart templates, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] On this worksheet, you're seeing some data,…and also a chart, and the chart reflects…Excel's default chart type.…It's called a cluster column chart.…You can change that.…Maybe after working with charts for a while,…you say, I prefer bar charts.…Maybe a stacked bar chart.…You may prefer that just for a while,…maybe for the next few months as you're…working on a certain project.…You can always change what the default chart type is.…And what does that really mean, the default chart type?…It's the chart type that appears automatically…when you create a chart quickly with the keystroke shortcuts…F11, that automatically puts a chart on a new sheet,…or Alt F1, that puts a chart on the current sheet.…
So on this particular worksheet here,…let's say I don't need this chart any more.…I'm going to click it, and press Delete.…At a later time, I'll come back, I'm going to use…just maybe the first three months…or maybe all the months here.…I've got my data highlighted,…I'll press the Function key F11.…This will automatically create a chart…
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