Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Tips for creating charts quickly, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] Despite the fact that Excel's…charting capability has many, many options and choices,…you can create a chart very quickly…with just a few keystroke shortcuts…and some minor adjustments.…On this worksheet here, I'd like to create a chart…based on the data here.…Including the labels on the top and on the left-hand side.…I don't want to include the totals.…And I'm in a hurry.…Two quick keystroke shortcuts allow us to create charts.…For a chart on a separate sheet,…simply press the function key F11…after you've highlighted the data.…
And there we see a chart on a new sheet,…just to the left of the worksheet than contains the data.…There's that contextual Design tab, and Format tab…with lots of options relating to charts.…You might want to print the chart from here.…If you're making a presentation with the chart,…you might want to do this here without showing the data.…I think it's more likely though…that you'd like to have a chart on the same sheet…as the source data.…So going back to this sheet, the data's still highlighted.…
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