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Training presentation how to create a basic chart in excel 2010

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Training presentation how to create a basic chart in excel 2010

  1. 1. Before you begin If a yellow security bar appears at the top of the screen in PowerPoint, click Enable Editing. You need PowerPoint 2010 to view this presentation. If you don’t have PowerPoint 2010, download the PowerPoint Viewer (see the URL in the notes pane).
  2. 2. ® ® Microsoft Excel 2010 Training How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  3. 3. Course contents • Overview: Transform spreadsheet data • Lesson: Includes seven instructional movies • Suggested practice tasks • Test • Quick Reference Card How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  4. 4. Course goals • Create a chart. • Make changes to a chart after you create it. • Understand basic chart terminology. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  5. 5. Introduction to charts Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  6. 6. How spreadsheet data appears in a chart Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  7. 7. Change the chart view Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  8. 8. Add chart titles Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  9. 9. Change the look of your chart Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  10. 10. Make a pie chart Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  11. 11. More chart types Point to the bottom of the video to see the video controls. Drag or point along the progress bar to move forward or go back. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  12. 12. Suggestions for practice 1. Create a chart. 2. Look at chart data another way; update chart data. 3. Add titles; change chart layouts. 4. Change the chart type; change the look of the chart. 5. Format the chart title. 6. Format a column; format other areas of the chart. 7. Make a pie chart. Online practice (requires Excel 2010) How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  13. 13. Test question 1 You create a chart. But later on you don’t see the Chart Tools. What do you do to get them back? 1. Create another chart. 2. Click the Insert tab. 3. Click inside the chart. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  14. 14. Test question 1 You create a chart. But later on you don’t see the Chart Tools. What do you do to get them back? Answer: 3. Click inside the chart. Then the Chart Tools will be at hand with three tabs: Design, Layout, and Format. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  15. 15. Test question 2 You can’t change the chart type after you create a chart. (Pick one answer.) 1. True. 2. False. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  16. 16. Test question 2 You can’t change the chart type after you create a chart. Answer: 2. False. You can always change the chart type after you create your chart. Click inside the chart. On the Design tab, in the Type group, click Change Chart Type, and select another chart type. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  17. 17. Test question 3 You’ve created a chart. Now you need to compare data another way. To do this, create a second chart. (Pick one answer.) 1. True. 2. False. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  18. 18. Test question 3 You’ve created a chart. Now you need to compare data another way. To do this, create a second chart. Answer: 2. False. You can quickly create another view of your spreadsheet data by clicking the Switch Row/Column button in the Data group on the Design tab. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  19. 19. Test question 4 What must you do to refresh a chart when you revise the spreadsheet data that the chart displays? (Pick one answer.) 1. Press SHIFT+CTRL. 2. Nothing. 3. Press F6. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  20. 20. Test question 4 What must you do to refresh a chart when you revise the spreadsheet data that the chart displays? Answer: 2. Nothing. When you revise a value in the spreadsheet, the chart is automatically refreshed. Just sit back and relax. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  21. 21. Test question 5 Other than the pie shape, there’s no difference between a column and a pie shape. (Pick one answer.) 1. True. 2. False. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  22. 22. Test question 5 Other than the pie shape, there’s no difference between a column and a pie shape. Answer: 2. False. A pie chart can show only one set of values. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010
  23. 23. Quick Reference Card For a summary of the tasks covered in this course, view the Quick Reference Card. How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010

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