How to create full circle progress charts in PowerPoint

  • PowerPoint
  • 2016
Today there are many different designs of pie charts. This tip is about modern design of progress smoothed circle pie charts.
See also How to create an Arc length chart in PowerPoint.
Full cicle progress charts in PowerPoint 2016

To create a full circle progress pie chart, do the following:

    1.    On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click the Chart button:

Chart in PowerPoint 2016

    2.    In the Insert Chart dialog box, on the Pie tab, choose the Doughnut chart:

Doughnut chart in PowerPoint 2016

    3.    In the Chart in Microsoft PowerPoint dialog box, enter the data stream with the values and the formula (=100-values):

Doughnut chart data in PowerPoint 2016

    4.    Change the width of the pie chart:

    4.1.    Right-click on your chart data and choose Format Data Series... in the popup menu:

Format Data Series in popup PowerPoint 2016

    4.2.    In the Format Data Series pane, on the Series Options tab, choose the volumes of the Doughnut Hole Size field:

Doughnut Hole Size in PowerPoint 2016

    5.    Customize the Values data:

    5.1.    Right-click on the values data and select Format Data Point... in the popup menu:

Format Data Point in popup PowerPoint 2016

    5.2.    In the Format Data Point pane, on the Fill & Line tab:

  • In the Fill section, choose Solid fill and select the color you prefer:
    Choose point color in PowerPoint 2016
  • In the Border section, choose Solid fill, select the color you prefer and increase width in the Width field:
    Choose border color in PowerPoint 2016

    6.    Customize the Rest data:

Open the Format Data Point pane for the Rest data point and on the Fill & Line tab:

  • In the Fill section, choose Solid fill and select the color as for the Values data.
  • In the Border section, choose No fill:
    Choose no border in PowerPoint 2016

Make any other adjustments to get the look you want.

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