Getting Started with Power View
HOW DO I GET POWER VIEW?
First it's important to know you will need to add Power View in the Excel options tab before starting. See below:
WHAT IS POWER VIEW?
Power View is a feature in Microsoft Excel that allows users to create interactive data visualizations and reports.
With Power View, users can create a variety of charts and graphs, including bar charts, line charts, scatter plots, and pie charts, to visualize and analyze data. Power View also includes a range of formatting and customization options, allowing users to change the appearance and layout of their visualizations to suit their needs.
EXAMPLE OF USING POWER VIEW
Looking at an example of a data table below. We want to convert this into a table that's easy to read...
We highlight the cells and click Power View...
Select the fields you want to include in the visualization of your data.
Click the type of chart you want to see.
And viola! Below you see the end result....
WHY USE IT?
Power View is a useful tool for anyone who needs to analyze and communicate data in Excel. There are several reasons why you might want to use Power View:
To explore and analyze data: Power View allows you to create visualizations of your data in a variety of formats, which can help you discover trends and patterns that may not be immediately apparent when looking at raw data.
To communicate data effectively: Power View allows you to create interactive reports that can be shared with others, making it easy to communicate complex data in a clear and concise way.
To enhance data presentation: Power View allows you to customize the appearance of your visualizations, including colors, labels, and formatting, which can help make your data more visually appealing and easier to understand.
To save time: Power View allows you to create visualizations and reports quickly and easily, which can save you time and effort compared to creating them manually.
The Table Originals team