How to create a combination chart in PowerPoint
Is it really necessary to create a chart in Excel and then import it to your PowerPoint presentation? Here you will see how to create a complex chart in PowerPoint that later will be used for adding additional effects.
How to create a perfect Gantt chart
Gantt charts illustrate project schedules and, thus, often used by project managers. Project management tools like Microsoft Project are better suited for Gantt charts, but it is easy to create a Gantt chart in Excel following the simple steps.
Simple combination chart
Sometimes you want to show a single chart with a series of different chart types. These charts containing data series with different chart types for each of them (lines, columns, areas, scatter, etc.) are called combo or combination charts:
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.
Creating a chart with critical zones
Periodical processes like the volume of support service calls often have critical zones that indicate a severe problem that needs to be investigated and mitigated. This tip shows how to reveal and emphasize those critical zones for analysis.
The most popular charts display data in one (as a pie chart, radar, or spider chart) or two dimensions (any type of line chart or scatter plot). If you need to display data in three dimensions, you can use 3D charts or bubble charts.
Trendlines and Moving Average in Excel
A trend line (or trendline, also known as a line of best fit) is a straight or curved line on a chart that shows a general pattern or the general direction of the data. The trend line displays the approximated values obtained using some mathematical function. The choice of function for constructing a trend line is usually determined by the nature of the data.
How to create Master and Scrolled Detail charts
Scroll charts are often created to view detailed information for a small data range from a large dataset. For example, it is convenient to view weekly changes over a longer period of time, such as several months. Depending on the selected scroll step, you can view changes daily or weekly by moving the scroll bar.
How to use progress pie charts for numbering in PowerPoint
There are different ways to create a numbered list in PowerPoint, but you can always create something creative and modern. This tip is about one of the ways to create a numbering using modern progress circle pie charts.
How to create PowerPoint progress pie chart
Today there are two popular design styles: Material Design from Google and Metro UI from Microsoft. Both use a flat circular progress indicator. This tip shows how to create a similar progress indicator for your presentation.