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Excel Pie Chart / Pie Graph Tutorial

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Selecting a Pie Chart Type
Excel Pie Chart

Excel Pie Chart

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Selecting a Pie Chart Type

Note: For help with these instructions, see the image example above.

  1. Click on the Insert ribbon tab.

  2. Click on a chart category to open the drop down list of available chart types.

    (Hovering your mouse pointer over a chart type will bring up a description of the chart type).

  3. Click on a chart type to select it.

For this tutorial

  1. Choose Insert > Pie > Pie in 3-d.

  2. A basic pie chart is created and placed on your worksheet. The following pages cover formatting this chart to match the pie chart shown in Step 1 of this tutorial.

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