Creating a Chart Using Excel: Using the Ribbon

To Create a Chart in Excel Using the Ribbon:

  • Choose the data on the Excel worksheet that you want to include in your chart.
  • Choose the Insert tab on the Ribbon.
  • Choose Recommended Charts on the Ribbon under the Insert tab.  An Insert Chart dialog box will display on your screen.
  • Choose a chart from the Recommended Charts or choose All Charts to see the entire library of charts.
  • Choose OK.  A chart will be created and placed in your Excel worksheet.  A Chart Tool tab will also appear on your Ribbon.
    • The Chart Tool tab will allow you to add options to your chart including titles, apply filters, or change the look of your chart.