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Chapter 14. Using Excel Charts > Creating a Chart Using the Chart Wizard

Creating a Chart Using the Chart Wizard

The Chart Wizard helps you make some preliminary decisions while setting up your chart.

To create a chart using the Chart Wizard:

1.
Select the data to chart.

2.
Click the Chart Wizard button on the Standard toolbar (Figure 14.6).

Figure 14.6. Click the Chart Wizard button on the Standard toolbar.


or

From the Insert menu, choose Chart.

3.
Follow the four Chart Wizard steps (Figure 14.7) to select a chart type, confirm the source data, add a title, make changes to gridlines, and determine the placement of a legend and labels.

Figure 14.7. The four steps in the Chart Wizard.


4.
Specify whether the chart is embedded in an existing worksheet or created in a separate sheet.

5.
Click Finish.

The completed chart is displayed (Figure 14.8).

Figure 14.8. The completed chart, on the same sheet as the data.



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