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## How to create a stream graph in Excel

A stream graph is a form of stacked area chart in a flowing, organic shape. The graph is displaced around a central axis to visualize the data without expressing positive or negative values. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to create a stream graph in Excel....

## How to create a step chart in Excel

A step chart is a type of line chart that displays the changes over time in data. Unlike a regular line chart, step charts connect data points with vertical and horizontal lines. Although Excel does not have step chart support by default, you can follow our guide to...

## How to add error bars in Excel

Error bars are graphical representations of data variability in charts. You can add error bars into your Excel charts to provide a more comprehensive view of the data set. An error bar is usually a horizontal and/or vertical line drawn between lowest and highest error...

## How to generate a normally distributed set of random numbers in Excel

Normal distribution is a probability function in statistics and is often used to represent real-valued random variables. It is known as the bell curve because normally distributed set of random numbers create a bell-shaped curve on a graph. In this guide, we’re...

## How to create a Milestone Chart in Excel

A milestone chart is a visualization tool that can show scheduled events in a specific time. These significant events are called as milestones. Unfortunately, milestone charts are not natively supported by Excel. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to...

## How to create dynamic charts in Excel

In this guide, we’re going to show you how to create dynamic charts in Excel using dynamic arrays. Download Workbook Even though Excel doesn’t have built-in support for dynamic charts, there are multiple ways to do this. The traditional methods are using Excel...

## Box-and-Whisker Charts

A box-and-whisker chart is a visualization of groups of numerical data and their quartiles in the data set. Originally named boxplot chart, this visualization gets its name from a box that represents the lower and upper quartiles, and lines extending from the box...

## How to use symbols on charts in Excel

Adding symbols or icons into charts can enhance the visual representation, and make it easier to understand the data. In this article, we are going to show you how to use symbols on charts in Excel. Download Workbook Adding symbols to Excel Note that you can always...

## How to create a pizza chart in Excel

Of course, there isn’t a chart type called a pizza chart in Excel. On the other hand, Excel has a support for inserting images into chart elements. With help of this cool feature, you can give your charts a fancy look. In this article, we are going to show you how to...