Excel Chart Videos & Online Courses

Excel Chart Videos & Online Courses

  • Using the CONCAT function to create custom data labels for an Excel chart

    You are familiar with data labels for Excel graphs, typically they are used for adding the values to columns or bars (part of my suggestions for making professional column or bar charts). Next level usage is to replace the legend in a line graph with series name labels on the end of each line (part… Continue reading Using the CONCAT function to create custom data labels for an Excel chart

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  • Marking the current date on a line chart in Excel

    In this video I show how to add a current date line that will always show the current date on a line graph.

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  • Marking the breakeven date on a line chart in Excel

    In this video I show how to add a breakeven line to a line graph to show when the values change from negative to positive. You can adapt the technique in this video to other situations of values passing a criteria over time.

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  • Add/Insert an Excel chart/graph on a PowerPoint slide

    If you are using an Excel chart in a presentation, you will want to insert or add the chart to one of your PowerPoint slides. There are a number of ways you can do this. I recommend four methods, two where the graph in PowerPoint is not linked to the Excel worksheet and two where…

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  • “Torn paper” look for non-zero axis; Issue #436 April 2 2019

    In my Twitter feed I saw a number of well respected data visualization experts liking a recent article by RJ Andrews for the Data Visualization Society. In it he talks about the issue of starting the axis of a graph at a value other than zero. This is a common topic in the dataviz world…

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