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

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Bar Charts

Virtually everything that I’ve mentioned in the context of column charts also applies to bar charts. From the technical point of view, the two types are very similar, and you’ll hardly find any differences in the relevant dialog boxes.

For this reason, I would like to refer you to the information already provided in the context of column charts and consider the explanations for bar charts as a detailed recapitulation. If you find new information that was not discussed for the column charts, the same rule applies in reverse: working with a general rotation of 90°, characteristics and formatting variants of column and bar charts can be interchangeable, with just few exceptions.

On the Companion CD

Open the file \Samples\0806_Bars.xlsx on ...

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