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A Chart-Maker's Checklist
Figure 11-23: Adjusting a few settings ensures that the
text is displayed horizontally.
Figure 11-24: This chart has quite a few font-related
A Chart-Maker’s Checklist
You collected the data, sliced it and diced it, and summarized in it the form of
several charts. Before you unleash your creation on the world (or your boss), take a
minute to review the following items.
Does the chart actually convey a message? If your boss asks you what the
chart means, will you have an answer?
On the “formality” scale, is the overall look and tone of the chart
appropriate for its intended audience?
Is the data accurate? Have you double-checked your formulas?