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Adding Up/Down Bars to a line chart

If you have a line chart with two different data series, you might want to compare those series at each point along the horizontal axis. There are two different options for this, available in two locations along the Layout tab of the ribbon.

Using Arrows in a Chart

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 by arrows.

Creating picture charts

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.

Glossy Gantt chart with a vertical line

If you need to create a simple Gantt chart, see Creating a Gantt chart or Gantt chart with progress. To add events to your Gantt chart, see Progress Gantt chart with events. This tip will help you to extend those charts by a vertical line that shows the current date.

Progress Gantt chart with events

Gantt chart is a pervasive project management tool intended to reveal task management problems. But you can enrich it with additional information like project milestones, presentation dates and similar events.

Gantt chart with progress

Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications.

How to add a vertical line to the chart

This tip is about how to add a vertical line in your chart. E.g., this will be useful to show data and highlight a current date.

Creating a Gantt chart

A Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications like Microsoft Project.

Adding a trend line

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.

Creating a glossy thermometer chart

Thermometer chart is nice indicator of the process with well-defined measure, e.g. task status. How to create simple thermometer chart, see Creating a simple thermometer chart. This tip will teach you how make it more appealing for your audience.

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