Using Pie Charts and Doughnut Charts in Excel

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If you have several parts of something one, you can demonstrate each item in one pie chart. But sometimes you want to demonstrate the changes of those parts and doughnut chart will help you to do this.
Format chart in Excel 2010

For example, if you have several companies that operate in one business, you can submit a part of every company in this business:

Pie Chart in Excel 2010

After the merger of some companies have received:

Pie Chart 2 in Excel 2010

To create one chart of this data, follow these steps:

   1.    Select the first data range (in this example B5:C10).

   2.    On the Insert tab, in the Charts group, choose the Other Charts button and then Doughnut:

Doughnut charts in Excel 2010

   3.    Right-click in the chart area. In the popup menu select Select Data...:

Select Data in Excel 2010

   4.    In the Select Data Source dialog box, click the Add button:

Add data series in Excel 2010

   5.    In the Edit Series dialog box, select the second data range (in this example C14:C22):

Edit Series in Excel 2010

After adding new data series your doughnut chart can be like this:

Doughnut Chart in Excel 2010

You can then make any other adjustments to get the look you desire.

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