In the 48th session of Chandoo.org podcast, let’s make some animated charts!!!
What is in this session?
In this podcast,
- Why animate your charts?
- Non-VBA methods to animate charts
- Excel 2013’s built-in animation effects
- Iterative formula approach
- VBA based animation
- Cartoon film analogy
- Understanding the VBA part
- Example animated chart – Sales of a new product
- Resources and downloads for you
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Resources for making animated charts
Example animated chart (shown in the title image):
Download example animated chart. Play with it to learn more.
More animated charts using Excel:
- Diwali flower pot cracker using animated charts
- Another Diwali animated chart in Excel
- Journey of Hurricane Sandy – Animated Chart
- 3D Dancing pendulums using Excel Charts & VBA
- Designing a clock using Excel
- Introduction to VBA – CP022
- Using FOR Loops in VBA – CP039
Non-VBA animation using formulas:
Animation without macros [for fun]
Transcript of this session:
Download this podcast transcript [PDF]
How do you create animated charts in Excel?
Now it’s your turn. Do you make animated charts? Please share your techniques and samples in the comments section. Wow us.
20 Responses to “CP048: How to create animated charts in Excel?”
Awesome chart. I am really wondering from where are you getting such innovative ideas.
thanks for the informative podcast on Charts animation!
it helped a lot to me.
(based in VSKP, India)
Thanks for this information.Very nicely explained
Very useful information , it helps alot for presentations..
CP048(based In hyderabad, India)
This is really superb...As you always say, with these kind of tips and tricks you make us awesome...Your knowledge being "lent" to us in "Excel" will definitely make us "Excellent" 🙂
This info of animated charts is Awesome, very useful.
(Based in Mumbai, Mulund)
Thanks for sharing the info, keep up the good work going.... I really enjoyed exploring your site. good resource..
This tutorial regarding animated charts is Awesome &very useful.
But My macro Not working.
It show a debug msg on size= 12 * [scale] line.
Note: my step is 7.
Can you please explain me briefly regarding this?
Dim i As Long
Dim size As Long
size = 12 * [scale] (Problem is here)
For i = 0 To size
[step] = i / [scale]
You need to have a cell on the worksheet named "scale" ?
On which cell like (A7/C7) or where.
I'm not clear regarding your reference.
Can you please clear me further more regarding scale.
This is Arvind from Mumbai. Post my enrollment with your course and hearing on Iphone Podast, this (CP048) is really superb. As you always say, with these kind of tips and tricks you make us awesome. I am applying your thought process in other areas of life as well which would make awesome over there also.
God Bless you as you have been enriching our life in excel.
I am a avid follower (more of a fan of the mighty Excel and your expertise).
I use the resources and knowledge of this blog very frequently. Always a treat to visit your site / blog / resources.
Baroda / Vadodara, India
Based out of India, looking forward to the new book.
All the best with the sales. And keep up the great job.
I was watching all your videos in You Tube channel. First time listened podcast session CP048. I'm from India Bangalore if possible please share the book. It will be very useful for professional growth.
You are so innovative and your helping tendcy by sharing the knowledge is very useful for me.
Thanks everyone for the comments and love.
Congratulations to the 3 random winners - Satya, Pavan and Arvind. You will get your book shortly.
I am from India and I was looking for this. Thanks for sharing a very valuable and useful info. I see the winners for the book are already decided. But I would surely buy this book.
I need to mention this. Thanks for making me really awesome in excel and your great techniques. What ever comments I get at workplace would like to dedicate to you.
Heard your podcast video. Thanks for sharing and I would like to get the book as well. Where can I get it?
Really helpful podcast. Simply listening to you speak on this topic helped me get the concept behind animating charts. Thanks!
I am based out of Bangalore. I am so curious about your podcast its really interesting. Please let me know where I can get the book.
Thanks & Regards,
Superb topic...loving it...Am from india