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Chapter 9. Magazine-Quality
More than fifteen years ago I realized that Excel could produce
magazine-quality reports. Since that time, I’ve occasionally clipped
figures from magazines and copied figures from their web sites,
figures that could help me to produce such reports in Excel.
This chapter presents a variety of these figures, with comments
about how you can adapt them to Excel.
Online Business Week Figures
During the past 20 years, Business Week consistently has
produced the most interesting and useful business graphics for
Excel users. The following charts and tables are from that
magazine’s web site.
The Excel example below is a quick-and-dirty imitation of the figure
at the right. The titles are in spreadsheet cells. All chart formatting
has been hidden. To allow for
changing data, the other text in the
original would go above or below the