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Competition chart with residual data

For some presentation of the competition will be more informative to see points that missed to achieve the Goal. This tip is about how to create simple competition chart with residual data.

Creating a chart with dynamic labels

This tip shows how to create dynamically updated chart labels that depend on value or other cells.

Creating a simple competition chart

This tip shows how to create simple competition chart using bar chart.

Creating a rainbow thermometer chart

Creating a thermometer chart you are not limited to a single color bar. Instead you can specify different colors for different value intervals. This tip shows you how to create a rainbow thermometer chart. E.g., working on some goal you can specify risk zones for it: red zone - risk of the fail is high, yellow zone - success/fail is unknown, green zone - success is not far enough.

Creating a semaphore thermometer chart

Data visualization is a key cognitive tool that enables you to attract more attention to your statements. E.g., you can direct your organization attention to insufficiently developed goals and praise them for successfully performed goals. This tip shows you how to update thermometer char colors automatically according to the current process status.

How to change default chart

When Excel is installed, the default chart is a 2-D Column chart but you can easily change the default chart type.

Displaying conditional colors in a column chart

To emphasize differences between data in the chart it will be interesting to create a column chart in which the color of each column depends on the value displayed.

Simple combination chart

Sometimes you want to show a single chart that consists of series that use different chart types.

Creating Master and Scrolled Detail Charts

When you create a chart with a scroll bar, it will be useful create a chart with all data to see which data fragment you see in the scrolling chart.

Creating a Scrolling Chart

Sometimes you need to create a chart that shows a large data amount. Then it would be useful to insert a scroll bar in your chart.