Creating a Chart

Excel charts let you illustrate your workbook data graphically to see trends. Also use charts in Excel to visualize comparisons.


  • Create some source data, or use a worksheet you've already created.
  • Create the following charts using the source data:
    • Pie chart
    • Line chart
    • Column or bar chart
  • Move one of your charts to a separate chart sheet.

Important PointWhich chart does the best job of explaining your data?