Perhaps, the most useful document that you can make use of in conjunction with a spreadsheet is the chart. Why? Simply because—give someone ten pages of figures and they'll be able to understand the contents, eventually; give someone a chart representing ten pages of figures and they'll be able to understand the contents, immediately.
So, let's look at converting a set of raw data in a spreadsheet into a professional-looking chart.
Obviously, the first thing to do is to enter the information into a spreadsheet, either from another spreadsheet, from a database, or (if you really must) manually:
Next, we need to select the data in the spreadsheet; and remember that ...