Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a bar chart, part of Excel 2013: Working with Charts and Graphs.
- Earlier we talked about the use of a column chart.…Well, a bar chart is just a column chart turned on its side.…And a bar chart is useful when you have a lot of data.…It can get a bit crowded trying to squeeze…everything in horizontally…but when you flip it vertical…you've got the ability to scroll and to fit more in there…plus it might be easier to track changes or trends…to see how one thing performs against another.…Let's select that information here and build it up.…So, we're gonna start…and take a look at our projected shipments by quarter.…
Remember, make sure you choose…the headings in your selection…then choose Insert, Recommended Charts,…and I'll go to All Charts.…If you don't have that Recommended Charts button…you could just specifically jump right to the bar chart.…You'll see in this case, a couple of options.…Do you wanna see just the bars over time?…Here we could track how are we doing.…For example, I see that overall sales have grown from time…but we always tend to have a really strong fourth quarter.…
- 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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