Charts

Spider Gap Analysis in PowerPoint

In this tutorial you will learn to make a gap analysis chart. This kind of chart is also known as a spider gap chart, spider chart, and by the name used in PowerPoint—radar chart. The gap analysis chart is great for showing the current and target strengths of something (a company, team, etc.), priorities by …

How to Make an Editable Doughnut Chart in PowerPoint

A doughnut chart displays value data as percentages of the whole and is a chart format available for use in Microsoft PowerPoint. Individual slices represent categories. Doughnut charts are functionally identical to pie charts because you can display almost the same data. There are two types of doughnut charts: doughnut and exploded doughnut. The basic way …

How To Insert a Line Chart in Excel

In Microsoft Excel you can create charts easily using the built in chart feature. This article will show you how to create a simple line chart in Excel. First, we will use a simple table that have many different series, but for simplicity we will take one serie at a time. One of our users contacted …

Sparklines in PowerPoint Presentations

In the world of data visualization, sparklines hold a unique place. These tiny graphics, roughly the size of a line of text, pack an enormous amount of data into a small space, providing a clear, concise picture of trends, patterns, and variations. From Edward Tufte’s invention to their application in Microsoft PowerPoint and other platforms, …

How to Add a Trendline Chart in PowerPoint

Trends can help to visualize the big picture while looking at a 12-months sales chart or Year-to-Date chart in accounting or financial PowerPoint presentations, but other sectors or topics of interest will also benefit from trends. How to show trends in powerpoint? In PowerPoint (and also in Microsoft Excel) you can add trendlines to your charts, …