Excel: Basic charts in Excel

User on a MacBook with Excel charts displayed

Event Details

  • Date: 30th May 2022
  • Time: 11:45 – 12:15
  • Duration: 30 mins
  • Audience: All Staff | All Students
  • Digital Capability: Digital Information, Data and Media Literacy
  • Booking Link: https://edin.ac/3s0Lmwm

Event Overview

Charts in Excel are a popular way to graphically represent data sets. This is a short introductory demonstration on creating charts in Excel. During the session the following will be demonstrated:

  • Creating a column chart
  • Creating a pie chart
  • Creating a treemap
  • Creating a line chart
  • Adding additional series to charts

If you would like the tutor to demonstrate other types of charts please email Christina.Hussell@ed.ac.uk. Please make sure to email your request a couple of days before the session is due to take place.

Please note this is a basic level demonstration and is unsuitable for people who require advanced data interpretation.

About the presenter - Christina Hussell

Christina Hussell will present this session. Christina delivers Excel and Data Visualisation webinars, Making the most of Wiki, and Making the most of IT. She has worked at the university for over 25 years, teaching digital skills for that last 15 years. Her background is in user support.

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