Excel Charts - Introduction
In Microsoft Excel, charts are used to make a graphical representation of any set of data. A chart is a visual representation of data, in which the data is represented by symbols such as bars in a bar chart or lines in a line chart.
You can find the Charts group under the INSERT tab on the Ribbon.
The Charts group on the Ribbon looks as follows −
The Charts group is formatted in such a way that −
Types of charts are displayed.
The subgroups are clubbed together.
It helps you find a chart suitable to your data with the button Recommended Charts.
When you click on a chart, a new tab Chart Tools is displayed on the ribbon. There are two tabs under CHART TOOLS −
The Recommended Charts command on the Insert tab helps you to create a chart that is just right for your data.
To use Recommended charts −
Step 1 − Select the data.
Step 2 − Click Recommended Charts.
A window displaying the charts that suit your data will be displayed.