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# Creating and Modifying Charts

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### Creating and Modifying Charts

1. 1. Excel 2007Objective 4: PresentingData Visually
2. 2. Lesson Skills By the end of the lesson you should be familiar with:  How-to create a chart from data  How to choose a chart layout  How-to choose and apply a chart style
3. 3. Create and FormatChartsCreate a chart, chart types, formatting a chartusing styles
4. 4. Charts To create a chart 1. Select the data range you want to use to create a chart 2. Click the Insert tab, lick a chart type button in the Charts group 3. Choose a chart type appropriate to the data you have selected
5. 5. Chart TypesChart Type Could be used to:Column Show relative amounts for one or more values at different points in time; displays verticallyLine Show growth trends over timePie Show proportions or percentages of parts to a wholeBar Show relative amounts for one or more values at different points in time; displays horizontallyArea Show differences between several sets of data over timeScatter Show values that are not in categories and where each data point is a distinct measurement
6. 6. Chart Practice Recreatethe table below in a blank worksheet A B C D 1 Month Chicago Philly New York 2 January 10,000 9,000 8,000 3 February 5,000 7,000 6,000 4 March 15,000 4,000 4,000
7. 7. Chart Practice1. Select the data from the worksheet you just created2. Click your Insert tab, then click a chart type button in the Charts group  Experiment with different chart types to see what best suits the data you have used
8. 8. Using Quick Layouts to FormatCharts3. With the chart selected, click the Chart Tools Design tab, then click the More button in the Chart Layouts group4. Click a chart layout in the gallery that show all the details you wish to include
9. 9. Using Quick Styles to FormatCharts 5. With a chart selected, click the Chart Tools Design tab, then click the More button in the Chart Styles group 6. Click a chart style in the gallery