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This is a quick, fun and elegant way to make impressive charts. You can easily create info-graphic style charts in Excel using shape fill technique. Something like this:Continue »
Here is a simple way to enhance your Excel charts – use shapes & pictures in your charts.
We will learn how to create something like above.
Looks interesting? Read on…Continue »
Some of you know our guest author and Excel ninja Hui. Yesterday was his birthday. And I wanted to create nice birthday gift for him. So I took a database dump of our forums data and created a dashboard.
Read rest of this post to see the dashboard & download workbook.Continue »
One of the annoyances of charts is that they all look like boxes (except for pie charts, they just look wrong). Boxes might be ok when you are making 1 or 2 charts. But a whole dashboard of boxes can look little rigid. So how can we make the charts peppy without loosing any effect? Like these charts below:
Very simple, we use drawing shapes in MS Excel to draw whatever we want and overlay the chart on top.Continue »