How to show data of hidden rows/columns in Excel Charts

By default if you hide a certain row or column of a data on which a chart is based, Excel will automatically hide that data too. I must confess that I was quite annoyed...

Making Sales Dashboard using Excel Slicers – How To

So many reasons why not to hate Excel dashboards. They are beautiful, they are dynamic, they make everything super easy to understand. And not to mention it one cool way to grab attention at...

Making a Slope Chart or Bump Chart in Excel – How To

Excel has many different styles of charts and graphs inbuilt and one can make them with a single click. A great convenience to have. But for charts and graphs convenience is required, merited and...

Create Simple Dial Charts in Excel – How To

Charting or graphing is one of the biggest punch Excel has. Visual presentation of data greatly improves user's ability to comprehend the information and significantly cuts down the time to take decisions. That is...

Creating Excel charts with Subcategory axis – [Quick Tip]

This is definitely a neat trick. Usually we have single X-axis chart element. But you can have multi-category axis to show the information in a much more arranged manner. Following is what we are after....

10 ways to present variance analysis reports in Excel

Whether it is daily life thing or any day at work, we are always comparing to see whats good and what is not so good. This differential analysis has a much popular name as variance...

Creating and Working with Dynamic Charts in Excel

Title should be "making charts dance to your command in Excel" but lets keep it technical :) OK let me be very quick at it as I learnt about this almost by chance. I used...

Moving X-axis labels at the bottom of the chart below negative values in Excel

By default if you insert a bar chart or line chart, the x-axis labels are stuck at 0 position of the axis. This usual behaviour gets in the way especially if you have negative values...

Use Conditional Formatting to make Charts for Excel dashboards

To get the inspiration of better charts and Excel dashboards one must be observant of such pieces of information that are often found in newspapers and internet. For that matter Pinterest and The Economist...

Dynamically Highlight data points in Excel charts using Form Controls

Charts and graphs and other visual means make information easier to understand and analyze. Excel gives plenty of options in this department as different types of graphs are possible. But in some cases wrong chart types in...
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