Importing data


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Importing data

More often than not as designers we get the data for our charts and graphs from external sources. It's either sent to us through managers or clients usually in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. So, let's take a look at two possible ways to get that data into Illustrator. I will start by creating a print Document, click OK here and I'll use my Column Graph tool to simply click and drag a particular region here where I want my graph to go. Now, the Graph Data window opens up over here, but I need to get the data from Excel here into Illustrator. In fact, let's imagine that right now a client does send you an Excel file and you ahead and you open up that file inside of Excel. I'm actually going to switch over to Excel here and I have a document called surf_forecast.xls, which is a standard Excel spreadsheet file. And what you can see here is actually the information that has been presented to me for creating a chart for this surf_forecast. In this specific case, it'...

Importing data
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Importing data provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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