Excel – Create a Chart by pressing one button

Posted: March 26, 2014

PROBLEM: Creating charts.  Need I say more??

SOLUTION: Learn the shortcut key that will allow you to create a charThis tip will make life a little easier for you.

Excel – shortcut to quickly create a Chart

Hard to believe isn’t it.  Can Charting really be this simple?  You’ll love this feature.

To quickly create the Chart:

  1. First check the data you want to chart is in a format suitable for creating a Column Chart, i.e. no empty rows or columns.
  2. Select the entire content table of data to be charted (including row and column headings).
  3. Press F11.

Note: If you want to move the chart into a worksheet select the chart and then go to the Design tab and select Move Chart.  Select the required location and then click OK.

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