To create a self-updating chart, we first need to set up a spreadsheet that can supply the data we require.
The formatting of this document is important because we need to be able to add more data on an ongoing basis.
By putting in a little effort up-front, you can save plenty of time later on.
Challenge yourself to learn something new in Microsoft Excel, and it will pay off tenfold in the long run.
You can now use the chart indefinitely, simply by adding more rows to the table.
Fortunately, this is by far the easiest part of the process.
You won’t have to depend on others to manipulate or mess up the chart, and you won’t have to do all that extra work either.
You don’t need any Visual Basic skills, but you do need to understand the basic fundamentals of Microsoft Excel charts.
Charts to choose what kind of visualization to use.
The correct chart will depend on what kind of data you’re working with. This allows me to compare several different columns worth of data in one chart, and it works very well with automated updates.