There are several different charts in Excel that can help you to create a perfect progress illustration.
In this tip we will show how to different charts could be combined in the one chart. In example we will combine a Bubble chart with an Area 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.
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 is a horizontal bar chart that is often used in project management applications.
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.
Sometimes you need to omit some points of the chart axis, e.g., the zero point. This tip will show you how to hide certain points on the chart axis using custom label format.
If you have several parts of something whole, you can demonstrate each item in one pie chart. But, when several parts each amount to less than 10 percent of the pie, it becomes hard to distinguish the slices.
To protect your spreadsheet, Excel proposes the following options: