Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with headers, part of Excel 2013: Working with Charts and Graphs.
- Once you have a table created,…it's pretty important to go in…and modify the headers for clarity.…Let's adjust things both from a design layout…as well the conveying of the important information.…To start, I'll take this generically named Column 1…and double-click.…Let's call this Item.…You'll now see that we have the Item;…the definer, if this is a per-trip cost…or a per-night cost;…the Cost for each item; and the Quantity of each.…
And then the basic Subtotal.…Now, one of the things I like about columns…is that they're very easy to resize,…so you can make a little more room there.…Additionally here, as we start to process,…it's very simple to change what happens.…You'll note, for example, under the Table Tools, Design,…that there's some great information here.…Let's turn on the option for a Total Row…across the bottom, and you see it creates a total…by adding up everything in the Subtotal column.…
Now, I don't need these other ones here,…so I'll just right-click and choose Delete.…One of the advantages of these columns…
- Explain the steps to take to create a chart in Excel.
- Recall the options for customizing an existing chart within Excel.
- Determine which chart type fits best with a set of data.
- Summarize the process of creating a table.
- Identify strategies for clarifying a table.
- List the steps to take to add SmartArt to a project.
Skill Level Intermediate
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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