Excel Charts - Radar Chart


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Radar charts compare the aggregate values of several data series.

To insert a Radar chart in your worksheet, follow the steps given below.

Step 1 − Arrange the data in columns or rows on the worksheet.

Step 2 − Select the data.

Step 3 − On the INSERT tab, in the Charts group, click the Stock, Surface or Radar Chart icon on the Ribbon.

Insert Scatter Chart

You will see the different types of available Radar charts.

A Radar chart has the following sub-types −

  • Radar
  • Radar with Markers
  • Filled Radar
Types of Radar Chart

Step 4 − Point your mouse on each of the icons. A preview of that chart type will be shown on the worksheet.

Preview Radar Chart

Step 5 − Double-click the chart type that suits your data.

In this chapter, you will understand when each of the Radar chart types is useful.

Radar and Radar with Markers

Radar and Radar with Markers show values relative to a center point. Radar with Markers shows with the markers for the individual points and Radar shows without the markers for the individual points.

Radar and Radar with Markers

You can use the Radar and Radar with Marker charts when the categories are not directly comparable.

Filled Radar

In a Filled Radar chart, the area covered by a data series is filled with a color. As in Radar chart, Filled Radar chart shows values relative to a center point.

Filled Radar

You can use Filled Radar charts when the categories are not directly comparable.



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