In Chapter 1, you will embark on an immersive exploration of basic Excel charts, equipping yourself with the skills to create impactful visualizations and customize chart types. Through a comprehensive understanding of Series and Categories, you will gain the expertise to transform data into compelling narratives that resonate with your audience.
Ready to further enhance your charting skills with Excel? This chapter will explore how to work with dual series and prepare more advanced charts, such as Bullet charts, Waterfall charts, or Scatter plots. Additionally, we will investigate various chart editing options. There's a lot to learn, so let's get started!
Like any discipline, data visualization has its best practices, and it's time to take a closer look at the dos and don'ts. In this chapter, we will improve our skills in selecting chart elements, applying colors, legends, and labels, while also learning how to troubleshoot and customize poorly designed visuals for the benefit of end users.
Get ready for an exciting journey into the world of visualizing disaggregated data in this final chapter! We'll explore PivotTables, PivotCharts, and how to combine them into a dynamic mini-dashboard. Are you ready to unlock the true power of your data? Let's dive in!