How-to Make and Add Custom Markers in Excel Dashboard Charts

When is a picture worth a thousand words?  Definitely when you use custom markers in your Excel Charts. This will make your Excel Dashboard Charts stand out even more than using any type of 3-D...
Excel 3D Glasses

Another Reason to Avoid 3-D Charts in Excel

Many Excel Dashboard creators like to like to use 3D Charts in Excel presentations.  However, there can be many problems when you choose to use a 3-D chart.  Most Excel Dashboard designers loathe 3-D...

Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 2011, 2010 and 2007

Hello all, I found these links and thought they were great. Below you will find a great resource for 200+ Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 2007, 194 Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 2010 (both are Windows Products)...

Shanghai License Plate Prices Part Deux

A few months ago, i had the pleasure of traveling to Shanghai China and work in a nearby city of Suzhou.  Suzhou is known as the garden city and it is beautiful. While there, I...

How-to Put Percentage Labels on Top of a Stacked Column Chart

There are times when you are creating your Excel Dashboard Design that you desire something that does not come naturally with the Excel Tools as designed.  In those times you will need to come...



FUN Chart (Happy Mother’s Day!)

Recently I showed you one way that you can make Vertical Categories in an Excel Chart. (see How-to Make Categories for Vertical and Horizontal Axis in an Excel Chart) With that technique, you can create...
How-to Select an Excel Chart Series

How-to Select Data Series in an Excel Chart when they are Un-selectable?

When I first learned to make Excel charts, I was taught to select the chart and then select the data series with my mouse.  However, have you ever created a chart with so many...

Case Study: Executive Dashboard Chart Creation – Follow-up

The Problem In a recent post: “Case Study: Executive Dashboard Chart Creation” (https://www.exceldashboardtemplates.com/?p=1612) I presented some basic data that you may have in your company that you wish to add your executive dashboard. Here is the sample data: So...

How-to Make Categories for Vertical and Horizontal Axis in an Excel Chart

There are times in your Excel dashboard career that your boss will ask you to create an Excel Chart with category values for both your horizontal axis as well as the vertical axis.  As...



Make a Pie Chart Rating for Excel Dashboard Chart Templates

In a recent forum post, a dashboard user was asking how they can turn a decimal like 1.5 out of a 3.0 possible into a pie chart using Excel.  This specifics for the data...