Creating your chart


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Creating your chart

Charts start with data. And in Excel 2007, you select the data in your work sheet, choose the chart type that best suits your purpose and click. And that's how easy it is to create a chart. Let's first take a look at the different kinds of charts that you can create by looking at the Insert tab and the Charting group. If you'd like to open up the EatCake Sales worksheet to follow along, please do. There are different chart types that we can work with in Excel. The first is a column.

And column charts are used to compare values across categories. This is often the most commonly used type of charting that novice Users will work with. In column charts, categories are typically organized along horizontal accesses and just as we see here. In the Line charting type, these are used to display trends over time. And in order to create one of these, you want to arrange your data in columns or rows on a worksheet that can be plotted in a Line chart.

You can work with a pie chart, and pie chart...

Creating your chart
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Creating your chart provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Lorna Daly as part of the Excel 2007 Essential Training

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Business
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Excel
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