Understanding chart terminology


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Understanding chart terminology

Column and bar charts comprise the bulk of chart type usage for many Excel users. Three terms that you're likely to encounter when using these kinds of charts as well as others are the terms clustered, stacked, and 100% stacked. Let's look at these with column charts and then point out how you'll also encounter them with other chart types as well. The chart to the right of the data here is a clustered column chart. It's probably the default chart type in Excel, unless you've made a change to it, and it's certainly one of the most common chart types.

Now when you are creating charts or you're possibly changing charts, if you go to the Design tab, Change Chart Type, this is where we see all those choices. I'm just putting the mouse over this Clustered Column. In line charts, you'll have roughly the equivalent, but you don't see the word Clustered. We will see these as we point to bar charts. There's a Clustered Bar. It's equivalent in area....

Understanding chart terminology
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Understanding chart terminology provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Dennis Taylor as part of the Excel 2010: Charts in Depth

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Business
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Excel
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