Have you ever told yourself that creating great looking Excel charts is hard? Well it’s not. You only need to understand the only reason we create charts is to aid comprehension of a trend. Once you understand this, you can start to create charts that’s easier to read and understand than text!
First, this is not a good way to design effective charts. There is unneccesary clutter with too many colours, complex font and a legend that needs mental processing by the reader.
The basic way to create beautiful and effective charts in Excel is to remove everything that is superfluous. I took this idea to the extreme and designed a minimalist chart with the same data. By removing clutter, clarity is enhanced!
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