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How to customize your local Excel chart settings

The default installation of Excel has reasonable presets for chart types and colors, but you can change those defaults according to your own preferences.

How to customize your local Excel

Excel is heavily used by all Microsoft Office users and automatically opened workbooks, customizations of the menu, recent documents, and start screen allow you to save a lot of time.

5 Excel features to create data-dependent visualizations

There are several useful features in Excel that can help to create your charts, which automatically change visual appearance depending on data.

6 charts for lively progress visualization

There are several different charts in Excel that can help you to create a perfect progress illustration.

How to create dependent on a volume chart title

For some presentations will be interesting to add a title that contains changeable data, for example, dependent on volume.

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 a 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 the value of the cells.

Creating a simple competition chart

This tip shows how to create a simple competition chart using a 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 - the 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's 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.