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How to create an axis with subcategories

Excel offers a lot of different tricks to create great informative charts and diagrams. A lot of the useful adjustments related to the axis. E.g., you can hide an axis, use primary and secondary axis, change the presentation of data on the axis, etc.

How to create a step chart in Excel

There are a lot of different pre-defined charts in Excel, but for some types of data, pre-defined charts such as area chart or line chart can look fine but are incorrect.

Unrealized Gain and Loss

For the analysis of the investment portfolio, it is helpful to see the unrealized gain or loss. These amounts show how many you will receive or lose if you realize all available stocks right now. Sure, there are some fees for the operations that can decrease gain or increase loss, but, at least, you want to see the least approximate amounts:

The Area chart for Investments

Many financial and non-financial companies like Yahoo provide investments portfolio tracking services but do not offer the ability to change the appearance of the charts. Microsoft Excel gives you full flexibility by providing different types of customizable charts. E.g., there are a few variations of Area chart for tracking the value and costs of your portfolio.

How to highlight a data point

One of the essential parts of any work with data is presenting results. You can use many different charts, diagrams in Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint.

Progressively create a Gantt chart in Excel

A Gantt chart is one of the most popular tools in project management. It illustrates project schedules by showing activities, like tasks and events, against time.

How to show quiz results in an Excel chart

When you analyze quiz answers, you need to see the numbers and the difference between all negative and positive answers. This is not easy, if you have more than 3 possible answers - positive, neutral and negative. However, you can create a chart that shows the whole picture:

How to create an interactive chart with drop-down list in Excel

Excel has a lot of different, useful features to help you to present data. There are a lot of different charts you can create (see charts). One of the features for presenting your data is an interactive chart with drop-down list.

How to create an interactive chart with checkboxes in Excel

Excel has a lot of different, useful features to help you to present data. There are a lot of different charts you can create (see charts). One of the features for presenting your data is an interactive chart with checkboxes.

How to create an interactive chart with radio or option buttons

To create interactive charts, you need to add some of the controls in Microsoft Excel. This tip is about using Option Buttons that can be easily added and customized.