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Waterfall chart using Error bars

The Waterfall chart is usually used for understanding how an initial value is affected by a series of intermediate positive or negative values. As we have shown, Creating a Waterfall chart can be created using a combination of Excel Bar charts. This tip will show you how to streamline this process using the Error Bar chart. The Waterfall chart is typically used for understanding how an initial value is affected by a series of intermediate positive or negative values.

How to hide points on the chart axis

Sometimes you need to omit some points of the chart axis, e.g., the zero point. This tip will show you how to hide specific points on the chart axis using a custom label format.

Conditional formatting of chart axes

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.

Creating a glossy thermometer chart

The thermometer chart is an excellent indicator of the process with well-defined measures, e.g., task status. How to create a simple thermometer chart, see Creating a simple thermometer chart. This tip will teach you how to make it more appealing for your audience.

Creating a Candlestick Stock chart with volume

Candlestick chart is a style of bar-chart used primarily to describe price movements of a security, derivative, or currency over time. This chart type is often used in combination with the volume bars chart for technical analysis of stock and foreign exchange patterns.

Creating a Candlestick Stock chart

Candlestick chart is a style of bar-chart used primarily to describe price movements of a security, derivative, or currency over time. It is a combination of a line-chart and a bar-chart, in that each bar represents the range of price movement over a given time interval. It is most often used in technical analysis of equity and currency price patterns.

Combining several charts into one chart

If you want to combine more than two different data series with common horizontal and different vertical values, you could not just add another axis to the chart. You need to combine several charts into one chart.

Using two axes in the one chart

Sometimes you want to show several axes in one chart to demonstrate each data series with different formatting and with different axis in one chart.

Excel 3-D Pie charts

This tip is about how to create a pie chart such as in popular glossy magazines.

How to add deviations into your chart

Sometimes you can give your charts a more impressive view by showing deviations of some real process from its expected flow.