You can unlink a chart from its data ranges and produce a static chart that remains unaffected by later
changes in the data.
The Chart toolbar is a context-sensitive toolbar that appears when you click an embedded chart. Chart
toolbar gives you control on chart type, data ranges, legends, etc.
Expressiveness of business graphics sometimes determines the success or failure of the presentation and you
can achieve better perception of the audience by using in charts intuitively obvious representation of data
Excel makes it easy to incorporate a pattern, texture, or graphic file for elements in your chart. E.g., you
can create funny burger sales chart for your colleagues.
Every workbook uses a palette of 56 colors, but you can change palette for the current workbook or even
change the default colors for new workbooks.
A Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications
like Microsoft Project.
When you're plotting data over time, you may want to plot a trend line that describes the data. A trend line
points out general trends in your data.
Candlestick chart is a style of bar-chart used primarily to describe price movements of a security,
derivative, or currency over time. This chart type is often used in combination with the volume bars chart
for technical analysis of stock and foreign exchange patterns.
The waterfall chart is normally used for understanding how an initial value is affected by a series of
intermediate positive or negative values. Usually the initial and the final values are represented by whole
columns, while the intermediate values are denoted by floating columns.