Get started creating a chart in Excel

Never created a chart in Excel and want to learn the basics? Start with this article and video (also below) by Excel MVP Leila Gharani.

Have an Excel chart you or someone else created and you want to copy it so you can use the same formatting with different data? Here’s how to do that from Excel MVP Jon Peltier.

By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don't overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 4.8 million times and liked over 17,000 times on YouTube.