Category: Excel charts

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How to Make a Marimekko Chart in Excel

In a Marimekko chart, the column widths show one set of percentages, and the column stacks show another set of percentages. For example, show the size of market segments for computer sales, and company...

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Create an Interactive Excel Chart

If you add a chart to a dashboard, it’s helpful to let people choose what they’d like to see in the chart. In this example, you’ll choose a date range, and select other criteria,...

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Excel Chart Utility Giveaway

On Thursday, June 12th, Jon Peltier is releasing the Advanced version of his Excel Chart Utility. If you make charts in Excel, keep reading, to see what the chart utility does, and how you...

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Quick Charts and Free Upgrades

After you put data onto a worksheet, you might need to add a chart, for a visual summary of the data. In the screen shot below, there is sales data for 4 regions, and...

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Make a Better Pizza Pie Chart

While flipping through a magazine on the weekend, I saw this pizza pie chart. Yes, the pizza looks delicious, but the toppings are split down the middle. That makes the vote appear to be...