Chart in Excel 2013
When Excel is installed, the default chart is a 2-D Column chart but you can easily change the default chart type.
This tip is about how to create a pie chart such as in popular glossy magazines.
Sometimes you can give your charts more impressive view by showing deviations of some real process from its expected flow.
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.
You can unlink a chart from its data ranges and produce a static chart that remains unaffected by later changes in the data.
A Gantt chart is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications.
You're probably familiar with a "thermometer" type display that shows the percentage of a task that's completed. It's very easy to create such a display in Excel.
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.
Another powerful trick to attain the attention of the audience and improve the effect of your presentation is to use axis label formatting customized for the specific value ranges.
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.