Friday, August 11, 2006

Excel Hack: Inline Graphs

Excel tip: Instant in-cell graphs - Lifehacker

The above hack is really nifty - using a simple formula such as:

=REPT("|", A2)

you an generate in-cell graphs like:

This hack is somewhat related to the idea of Sparklines, which are another form of inline visualization. This hack has one key benefit over Sparklines, it is trivial to use in every day documents.

Via: LifeHacker

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