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  • 1. Microsoft Office 2007- Illustrated Working with Charts
  • 2.
    • Plan a chart
    • Create a chart
    • Move and resize a chart
    • Change the chart design
    Objectives Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 3. Objectives
    • Change the chart layout
    • Format a chart
    • Annotate and draw on a chart
    • Create a pie chart
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 4.
    • Chart planning guidelines
      • Determine the purpose of the chart and identify the data relationships you want to communicate graphically
      • Determine results you want and decide which chart type is most appropriate
      • Identify the worksheet data you want the chart to illustrate
      • Understand the elements of a chart
    Planning a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 5.
    • Chart elements
      • The horizontal axis ( x-axis ) is also called the category axis
      • The vertical axis ( y-axis ) is also called the value axis
      • The z-axis is present in 3-D charts
      • Area inside the horizontal and vertical axes is called the plot area
      • The scale of measure on the y-axis is identified by tick marks
    Planning a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 6. Planning a Chart
    • Chart elements (cont.)
      • A data point is the value in a cell you select for your chart
      • A data marker visually represents each data point in the chart
      • A group of related data points is a data series
      • A legend makes it easy to identify each data series
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 7. Planning a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Data marker Horizontal axis Vertical axis Tick marks Data point Legend Plot area Chart elements Data series
  • 8. Planning a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Common chart types
  • 9. Creating a Chart
    • To create a chart:
      • Select a range of data
      • Use buttons on the Insert tab of the Ribbon to create and modify a chart
    • An embedded chart is one that is inserted directly in the current worksheet
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 10. Creating a Chart
    • Sizing handles , the small series of dots at the corners and sides of the chart’s border, indicate that the chart is selected
    • A chart sheet is a sheet in a workbook that contains only a chart, which is linked to the workbook data
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 11. Creating a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Clustered Column chart type Column chart types Column chart palette
  • 12. Moving and Resizing a Chart
    • A chart is a graphic, or drawn object
    • Not located in a specific cell or range
    • An object is an independent element on a worksheet
      • Can be moved anywhere worksheet without affecting formulas or data
      • Resize a chart by moving its sizing handles; move a chart by dragging it
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 13. Moving and Resizing a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Middle-right sizing handle Moved and resized chart
  • 14. Changing the Chart Design
    • Changing data values in the worksheet automatically updates the chart
    • Chart Tools tabs can be used to make specific changes in a chart
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 15. Changing the Chart Design
    • Using the Chart Tools Design tab, you can:
      • Change the chart type
      • Modify the data range and configuration
      • Change the layout of objects
      • Choose from coordinating color schemes
      • Move the location of the chart
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 16. Changing the Chart Design Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Currently selected chart type Chart type categories Change Chart Type dialog box
  • 17. Changing the Chart Layout
    • Chart Tools Layout tab makes it easy to create and modify individual chart objects
    • Using the Chart Tools Layout tab, you can:
      • Add shapes and text to a chart
      • Add and modify labels
      • Change the display of axes
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 18. Changing the Chart Layout
    • Using the Chart Tools Layout tab, you can (cont.):
      • Modify the fill behind the plot area
      • Eliminate or change the look of gridlines
      • Create titles for the horizontal and vertical axes
      • Add graphics or background color
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 19. Changing the Chart Layout Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Axes titles added to chart Vertical axis title Vertical axis labels Chart title Horizontal axis labels Horizontal axis title Chart Elements list arrow Axis Titles button
  • 20. Formatting a Chart
    • Chart Tools Format tab can be used to make formatting enhancements
      • Change colors in a specific data series
      • Apply a style to a series using the Shape Styles group
      • WordArt, which lets you create curved or stylized text, can be created using the WordArt Styles group
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 21. Formatting a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Format Data Series dialog box Click Border Color to control line display Click Shadow to control shadow settings
  • 22. Annotating and Drawing on a Chart
    • A text annotation is a label that you add to a chart to further describe data
    • You can add shapes such as arrows and boxes to a chart
      • Lines and arrows can be used to point out exact locations you want to emphasize
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 23. Annotating and Drawing on a Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Text annotation Text annotation on chart
  • 24. Create a Pie Chart
    • You can create multiple charts based on the same worksheet data
      • Different chart types can be better at emphasizing different parts of the data
    • In a pie chart, emphasize a data point by exploding , or pulling that slice away from the pie chart
    • In landscape orientation, the text runs the long way on the page
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 25. Create a Pie Chart Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated Exploded pie slice
  • 26. Summary
    • Plan a chart
    • Create a chart
    • Move and resize a chart
    • Change the chart design
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated
  • 27. Summary
    • Change the chart layout
    • Format a chart
    • Annotate and draw on a chart
    • Create a pie chart
    Microsoft Office 2007-Illustrated