Excel Chart Videos & Online Courses

Excel Chart Videos & Online Courses

  • Matching Excel charts to a PowerPoint color scheme; Issue #434 March 5 2019

    If you create a graph in Excel, how do you get the colors to match the organization’s PowerPoint template? The two most common approaches are: 1) spend time typing in the RGB values for the correct colors into Excel for every graph, or 2) ignore the desire to make the colors match because of the… Continue reading Matching Excel charts to a PowerPoint color scheme; Issue #434 March 5 2019

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  • Comparing only one value to a standard; Issue #432 February 5 2019

    When you want to compare values to a standard, such as comparing output in various production plants to the goal, a dashed line on a column graph is a good visual to use. The dashed line runs across the graph and it is easy to see if each column is above or below the goal.…

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  • Bar charts with long category labels; Issue #428 November 27 2018

    How do we create graphs with category labels that contain a lot of text? If you are comparing values to each other, a column graph can get tricky since Excel and PowerPoint will turn the text at an angle and cut off labels that are really long. This makes it very hard for the audience…

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