Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Recommended Charts option, part of Excel 2013: Working with Charts and Graphs.
- Sometimes, you are overwhelmed with the possibilities.…Microsoft offers a lot of different chart types,…and you might not know which one is right.…Fortunately, it gives you a little bit of guidance…with the recommended charts option.…Let's go back to our original data set,…and create a new chart from scratch.…I'll highlight the information again,…so it knows what information I want to put into that chart,…and when I choose "INSERT,"…you'll note that besides giving me choices…of all the different chart types,…keep in mind we'll explore more of these later,…there is a button that's quite large…called "Recommended Charts."…When you click this, the application attempts…to analyze your data and make some suggestions.…
Now, because it saw percentage signs,…it came up with a pie chart, but remember,…in this case, we're not comparing the data as a whole.…People were not limited to making a single choice,…so, because of this, the pie chart…is not a very good option to show the overall data.…But, if we take a look here at the recommended charts,…
- Creating a chart
- Picking a chart type
- Displaying data with tables
- Editing data in a chart
- Adding SmartArt graphics
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Chart Essentials
2. An Overview of Chart and Graph Types
3. Displaying Data with Tables
4. Working with SmartArt
Adding a SmartArt graphic3m 50s
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