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Charts I: How to create a chart in Excel 2007

Excel chart
Charts make data visual. Instead of having to analyze columns of worksheet numbers, you can see at a glance what the data means.

About this course

This course includes:

  • Two self-paced lessons and two practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Excel 2007.
  • A short test at the end of each lesson; tests are not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create a chart using the new Excel 2007 commands.
  • Make changes to a chart after you create it.
  • Understand basic chart terminology.

A chart gets your point across — fast. With a chart you can transform worksheet data to show comparisons, patterns, and trends.

For example, you can show at a glance whether sales are falling or rising this quarter.

Take this course to learn the basics of how to create charts in Excel 2007.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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