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What Is a Column Chart, and How Can I Create One Using Excel?

What Is a Column Chart, and How Can I Create One Using Excel?

A column chart is a visual representation of categorical data that uses vertically oriented bars to represent frequencies or values of the x-axis. To create a column chart using Excel, follow these steps:

  • In a new worksheet, enter the categories as well as the number of times each category appears, as shown in the following table.
  • Highlight all the data.









If you are using the PC version, do the following:

  • Click the Insert tab and then click the Column icon.
  • Click the 2-D Column icon to produce the chart you see in Figure 32.1.

If you are using the Mac version of Excel, follow steps 1 and 2 above and then

  • Click the Charts tab ...
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