## Excel

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You will also find some chart templates available for download for standard Excel charts.

### Gauge Chart

Also known as: Dial Chart, Speedometer Chart

Description: Gauge charts use needles to show information as a reading on a dial. They are often used when comparing KPIs or business results against a stated goal.

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Also known as: Sales Funnel Chart, Butterfly Chart

Description: A Tornado Chart is a modified version of the bar chart where the data categories are displayed vertically in a way that resembles a tornado.

### Burndown Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Burndown charts represent work left to do vs. time. It is useful for predicting when all work will be completed.

### Step Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: A Step Chart is a line chart that uses vertical and horizontal lines to connect data points in a series, creating a step-like progression.

### Thermometer Chart

Also known as: Goal Chart

Description: Thermometer charts show the current completed percentage of a task or goal relative to the goal.

Also known as: N/A

Description: Quadrant charts are scatter charts with a background that is divided into four equal sections, allowing you to categorize data points into the four quadrants

### Ogive Chart

Also known as: Cumulative Frequency Graph

Description: Ogive charts are graphs used in statistics to illustrate cumulative frequencies.

### Bullet Chart

Also known as: Steven Few's Bullet Graph

Description: A modified column or bar chart used for tracking performance(s) against goal(s). Alternative to Gauge chart.

### Mekko Chart

Also known as: Marimekko Chart, Mosaic Plot

Description: 2D stacked chart where the column width usually represents the relative size of a segment and the height breaks down each segment.

### Normal Distribution Curve

Also known as: Bell Curve, Gaussian Curve, Bell Plot

Description: Symmetrical graph that illustrates the tendency of data to cluster around the mean.

### Stem and Leaf Plot

Also known as: Stemplot

Description: Diagram that splits each data point into a "stem" (the first number(s)) and "leaf" (usually last digit) to display the frequency distribution of a data set.

### Polar Plot

Also known as: N/A

Description: A polar plot is used to define points in space within what is called the polar coordinate system.

### Venn Diagram

Also known as: N/A

Description: A Venn Diagram uses circles to show relationships among sets where sets have some commonalities.

### Panel Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Panel charts are charts that have multiple regions, each region displaying a different set of data, rather than showing all data in a single region.

### Timeline Chart

Also known as: Milestone Chart

Description: Timeline charts are used to visualize status of projects in chronological order.

### Progress (Bar and Circle) Charts

Also known as: N/A

Description: Progress charts are used to display your progress towards a goal.

### Population Pyramid

Also known as: N/A

Description: Population Pyramids are used to visually display subsets within a population.

### Percentage Change / Variance Chart

Also known as: N/A

Description: Percentage Change / Variance Charts show secondary information on a bar chart.

## Excel Basic Chart Templates

### Column Charts

Description: A Column Chart is a data visualization where each item is represented by a rectangle, where the magnitude of the values determines the height of the rectangle.

### Bar Charts

Description: A Bar Chart is a data visualization where each item is represented by a rectangle, where the magnitude of the values determines the width of the rectangle.

### Area Charts

Description: An Area Chart is similar to a line chart, except the area below the line is colored in to emphasize magnitude.

### Line Charts

Description: A line chart is a graph that uses lines to connect individual data points over a time interval.

### Pareto Chart

Description: A Pareto Chart is a hybrid of column and line charts that displays the relative importance of factors in a data set.

### Waterfall Chart

Also Known As: Bridge Chart, Flying Bricks Chart, Cascade Chart, or Mario Chart

Description: A Waterfall Chart visually breaks down the cumulative impact of sequential positive or negative values on a final outcome (ex. various income and expense items on the final profitability).