Terminology


In this topic we will examine terminology used in Excel


Steps:

  1. Terminology in Excel:

     

    Values

    Categories

    Step 1
  2. Values are the data you want to chart or plot.

     

    In this example, Sales Numbers are the values.

    Step 2
  3. Categories are values used to arrange or organize the data series.  Data series are arranged under categories.

     

    In this example, the Column Headers are the Categories.

    Step 3

After completing this topic you are familiar with terminology used in Excel.