Create a Great Graph with Lightning Speed
Graphs and charts are great tools because they communicate information visually. For this reason, graphs are often used in newspapers, magazines and business reports and so on. It also brings various benefits in people's daily life.
How to Create a Graph as Quickly as Possible
Do you believe that you can draw a graph in about 5 minutes? In this high-tech era, you don't have to do everything by hand. This rule also applies to drawing graph. You can rely on professional diagramming maker that is automatic and powerful.
Edraw is an efficient and easy drawing package the can generate over 200 kinds of graphs. It offers premade shapes that support drag-and-drop usage. Various elaborate graph templates are available to make you instantly productive. The import and export capabilities enable users to gain a desired graph in various formats sooner than ever.
Steps to Create Graph with Lightning Speed
Choose Diagram Type
To begin with, consider why you need a graph. What do you want to communicate in the graph? If you are not sure about which one to choose, read Choose a Right Chart Type for Making Better Presentation.
After determining the chart type, open Edraw and start the drawing process. Click the diagram type you need under Available Templates. For example, click Chart. Now you can choose from 11 stencils to create pie, line, bar, line, doughnut and spider chart and so on.
Select Suitable Shape
From the shape libraries, select suitable shapes and drag it to the canvas. Resize shapes by dragging the green handles.
As for shapes from Chart category, you can edit them extremely easily through the floating menu.
Place the pointer over the shape and a floating button will appear. Move the pointer over the floating button to show the menu. You can change the shape in many ways through this menu.
Double click the labels or texts to replace them with your own contents. The graph shape changes immediately after the data is altered on its own.
Polish the Graph
You can make the graph more visually attractive by adding a background or some clipart pictures. To enhance fill, font and line style altogether at once, apply a better theme just as the following example shows.
Create a Graph in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
When you complete the pie chart, you can save it as the project file for use in the future. You can print it or export it as the html, pdf, svg, transparent png format. You can also export it to MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint with one click.
Build GraphS from Templates
Download a similar template, fill in your contents and format it to look just how you want. Done. It is that simple. Listed below are some elaborate templates.