Lesson 15 - Lesson 15: Creating a Chart Page 1 By the end...

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Lesson 15: Creating a Chart Page 1 By the end of this lesson, learners should be able to: Identify the parts of a chart Identify different types of charts Create an Embedded Chart Create a Chart Sheet Page 2 Understanding the Different Chart Types Excel 2003 allows you to create many different kinds of charts. Area Chart An area chart emphasizes the trend of each value over time. An area chart also shows the relationship of parts to a whole. Column Chart A column chart uses vertical bars or columns to display values over different categories. They are excellent at showing variations in value over time. Bar Chart
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A bar chart is similar to a column chart except these use horizontal instead of vertical bars. Like the column chart, the bar chart shows variations in value over time. Line Chart A line chart shows trends and variations in data over time. A line chart displays a series of points that are connected over time. Pie Chart A pie chart displays the contribution of each value to the total. Pie charts are a very effective way to display information when you want to represent different parts of the whole, or the percentages of a total. Other Charts Other charts that can be created in Excel 2003 include: Doughnut; Stock XY (scatter); Bubble; Radar; Surface; or Cone, Cylinder, and Pyramid charts .
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Page 3 Identifying the Parts of a Chart Have you ever read something you didn't fully understand but when you saw a chart or graph, the
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2008 for the course CGS 2531 taught by Professor Desimone during the Spring '05 term at University of Florida.

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Lesson 15 - Lesson 15: Creating a Chart Page 1 By the end...

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