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Step by Step Excel 2003 Bar Graph Tutorial


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Entering the Bar Graph Data
Create a Bar Graph in Excel

Create a Bar Graph in Excel

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Enter the Bar Graph Data

The first step in creating an bar graph is to enter the data into the worksheet.

When entering the data, keep these rules in mind:

  1. Don't leave blank rows or columns when entering your data.

  2. Enter your data in columns.

    • Note: When laying out your spreadsheet, list the names describing the data in one column and, to the right of that, the data itself.
      If there is more than one data series, list them one after the other in columns with the title for each data series at the top.

To follow this tutorial, enter the data located in step 9 of this tutorial.

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