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Create Dynamic Charts in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 and Beyond by Reinhold Scheck

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Column Charts

On the Companion CD

On the Companion CD

Open the file \Samples\0802_Columns.xlsx on the CD-ROM.

First, I want to provide you with some examples based on the Columns 1 worksheet in the file 0802_Columns.xlsx. The chart shows those 13 countries/regions of the European Union whose number of inhabitants is greater than 10 million (see Figure 8-5).

A simple column chart with a multitude of variation options

Figure 8-5. A simple column chart with a multitude of variation options

What needs to be considered for the basic design?

  • The data table is sorted according to two criteria (referred to as levels in Excel 2007): first, ...

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