Forecast Vs Actual Chart
Charts and Visualization

Forecast Vs Actual Chart with Safe Zone Range in Excel

In this article, we have created a Forecast Vs Actual Chart with Safe Zone Range. This is a very informative chart wherein you can display that your actual numbers are within the forecast range or not. We have below given data to create this chart- [caption id="attachment_15854" align="aligncenter" width="377"] Actual and Forecast data[/caption] We have created a below given chart where we have displayed – Forecast, Actual and Safe Zone
Dynamic Number Format
Excel Tips and Tricks

Dynamic Number Format for Millions and Thousands

Many times, when we create a chart and our numbers are quite big then our data labels on the chart are not proper readable. In that case we can change the number format of data label of the charts in millions or thousands according to our numbers. To change the number format of data labels just right click on Chart and click on Format data labels. Go to the numbers
Line Chart with RAG Background
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RAG (Red, Amber and Green) Analysis Chart in Excel

RAG (Red, Amber and Green) Analysis Chart is very useful to analyze the performance. We have designed this chart using Stacked column chart and Line chart. You can change the background color range by just changing numbers on excel. Below is the data set which we have used for this chart. We have taken 3 support columns here. [caption id="attachment_13295" align="aligncenter" width="455"] Data set for chart[/caption] Below is the snapshot
Fish Chart in Excel
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Fish Chart in Excel

Fish Chart is my lasted innovation. I have used it to display sales data points. The new thing is that fishes are getting changed randomly whenever worksheet is recalculated.  I have used 3 fishes here. Data label is in front of fish’s mouth looking as a water bubble. I have used Line Chart to create this. Below is the data set for fish chart. [caption id="attachment_8475" align="aligncenter" width="166"] Data Points[/caption]
Focus Chart in Excel
Charts and Visualization

Innovation: Focus Chart in Excel

Focus chart has been created by my team to highlight the top performer on chart in very innovative way. Top performer will be focused with a hanging light. It is a dynamic chart as soon as the number will be changed in the table hanging light will be moved accordingly.   [caption id="attachment_7096" align="aligncenter" width="854"] Focus Chart in Excel[/caption] Below are data points of above given chart- [caption id="attachment_7095" align="aligncenter"
Slide Meter Chart (Ver-3)
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Slide Meter Chart (Version-3)

This is the version-3 of Slide Meter Chart. In the Slide Meter Chart (Version-1), we displayed the KPI metric performance with solid bar. In the Slide Meter Chart (Version-2), we displayed the KPI metric performance with semi filled bar. Now in this version of Slide Meter we have put the conditional formatting. If the value of Service Level will be less than target then it will be in Red otherwise
Slide Meter Chart (Ver-2)
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Slide Meter Chart (Version-2)

This is the version-2 of Slide Meter Chart. In the Slide Meter Chart (Version-1), we displayed the KPI metric performance with solid bar but in this version-2, we have displayed the KPI metric performance with semi filled bar.  This is a very eye catching chart and can be used in the business dashboard. [caption id="attachment_7022" align="aligncenter" width="856"] Slide Meter Chart (Ver-2)[/caption]    Click here to download this Excel workbook.  
Slide Meter Chart
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Slide Meter Chart – Version 1

Slide Meter Chart is very useful and eye catching chart to show the KPI metrics performance. This chart has been designed with the help of Column Chart, Line Chart and Auto shapes. Below is the data points which has been used to create this beautiful chart- [caption id="attachment_7009" align="aligncenter" width="232"] Data Point for Slider Meter Chart[/caption]   Below is the Slide Meter Chart (Ver-1). [caption id="attachment_7011" align="aligncenter" width="674"] Slide Meter
Highlight the data point
Charts and Visualization

Highlight the Specific data point in a Line Chart Dynamically

In this chart we have highlight the Minimum, Maximum and Selected data points in a beautiful line chart. This chart can be used in Business Dashboard or Presentation. Below is the snapshot to highlight the Minimum data point [caption id="attachment_6991" align="aligncenter" width="943"] Highlight the Minimum data point[/caption]    Below is the snapshot to highlight the Maximum data point [caption id="attachment_6994" align="aligncenter" width="950"] Highlight maximum data point[/caption] Below is the snapshot