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Creating and Modifying Charts

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  • 1. Excel 2007Objective 4: PresentingData Visually
  • 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. Create and FormatChartsCreate a chart, chart types, formatting a chartusing styles
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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