Conditionally Format Chart’s Background in Excel – How To

Excel charting is in the air for last few weeks and we are learning some really cool tricks on making charts better looking and also fulfilling the purpose. Today we will learn how to...

ABC Inventory Analysis using Excel Charts

Earlier this month we learnt how to carry out ABC inventory analysis in Excel using conditional formatting technique. It was easy and we had loads of fun as we not only understood how to...

Making BCG Matrix in Excel – How To

BCG matrix is a strategic decision making technique that helps in resource allocation among different cost centers or cost objects by categorizing or ranking them based on their ability to generate cash inflows against...

Add a vertical line to Gantt Chart or Stacked Bar Chart in Excel –...

In last tutorial on gantt chart in Excel for project managers we learnt the simplest and fastest way to chart project activities/tasks. Today we are learning how to add a vertical line on the...

Highlight instances in Excel charts in different colors with shaded bars in background

Suppose you have a variance chart and want to highlight those that require inquiry. Further suppose that you have two levels of inquiry: Variances that require moderate inquiry (highlighted by for example green color) Variance...

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....

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...