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This course is intended for  both beginning and advanced Microsoft Office users. The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office 2003 in 24 Hours. Read the Introduction.

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Lesson 10. Charting with Excel 2003

In this lesson you will learn:

  • How to use the Chart Wizard to produce graphs that show data trends and comparisons
  • When to choose one chart type over another
  • How to modify your charts so that they look the way you want them to
  • Why an instant chart can come in handy
  • How to add graphics to your chart's background area to improve the chart's presentation

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Introduction to the lesson

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Creating Custom Graphs
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) A Quick Chart
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Making Your Chart Fancy

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

Custom Search
  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Summary of the lesson.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Test your understanding with the Q&A.


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