Types of graphs

Percentage Bar

Displays the percentage that each value contributes to a total across categories.

Bar

Display the value of each category individually in a bar graph.

Percentage Column

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis of a bar chart.

Area Column

Display the value of each category individually in a bar chart.

Stacked Bar

Stacked bar charts show the relationship of individual items to the whole in a bar chart.

Stacked Column

Stacked column charts show the relationship of individual items to the whole in a column chart.

Reverse Bar

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis of a bar chart.

Reverse Column

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis of a column chart.

Line

Line charts are great for displaying data over equal time intervals, such as months or quarters.

Area

Area charts are useful for displaying change over time, for example, sales from different regions over the year. By displaying the sum of the values, an area chart will show how the regions performed against each other.

Reverse Line

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis on a line chart.

Reverse Area

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis on an area graphs.

Stacked Area

Stacked line graphs show the relationship of individual items to the whole.

Reverse Stacked Area

Reverses the category displayed on the horizontal axis on a stacked area chart.

Radar

Show data on a radar or "star" chart. The different axes of your graph make up a sort of spiderweb, which gives a stunning visual representation of the information.

Reverse Radar

Reverses the categories displayed on the axes of a radar graph.

Pie

Pie charts display values as a percentage of a pie (or slices of cake if you prefer that view).

Doughnut

Data is displayed in ‘doughnut’ ring (it is the same concept as a pie chart, but with a hole in the middle).

Pyramid

Pyramids are a variation of pie charts, but the data is displayed in a pyramid shape.

Cone

Cones are a variation of pie charts, but the data is displayed in a conical shape.

Funnel

Funnels are a variation of pie charts, but the data is displayed in a funnel shape.