Intermediate Excel Chart Skills

Intermediate Excel Chart Skills

  • 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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  • Conditional formatting for donut chart

    Jon Acampora of Excel Campus has created two videos on creating a donut chart that has conditional formatting so that the segment that represents progress changes color based on the percentage value. The first video goes over the basic steps to create a donut chart. The second video extends this to add conditional formatting to…

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