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Create Nice Visual Excel Documents Faster than Ever

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Posted by James Freeman | 12/23/2019
Make Excel documents look great with some amazing visual diagrams. With an automatic diagramming program, you can quickly and easily turn a plain-looking document into one that looks professionally designed and visually attractive.

Introduction to Documents and Diagrams

Want to add diagrams to your Excel document? It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Inserting some visuals into your document makes it persuasive and attractive. Start with predefined, coordinated designs and then customize to suit your needs.

Edraw makes it a snap to create a diagram that supports your text, whether it's a mind map, an organizational chart, a flowchart, a set of tasks, or something else. Over 200 kinds of diagrams can be generated effortlessly via Edraw. You can use themes to refine the look and layout or give the document a final polish with titles, borders or beautiful clipart.

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Start from Templates to Make Unique Diagrams for Excel

If you are time-crunched, work with a template. The easiest way to create more elaborate documents for Excel is to use a template. Edraw has thousands of them, from pie chart and bar chart to business cards and fax covers. To get started, go to File > New in the left navigation bar, and then choose a diagram type, which brings up a selection of popular templates topped by the search box. Double click a desired one from the example panel to edit it.

These templates come with shapes and dummy text, both of which are easily replaceable with your own (you can either double click on a shape and start typing, or paste in text or images you've previously copied). But even if you want to change design elements (such as fonts, for example), you might start with a template just to pick up preset shapes and other basic layout parameters that would be annoying to create from scratch in Excel. The whole process may only take 5-10 minutes.

After the diagram is completed, export it into Excel format.

  1. On File menu, point to Export & Send, and click Office option.
  2. Click the Excel button.
  3. The MS Excel document window will open within Edraw.

The diagram is exported to a MS Excel document immediately, in editable format.

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Watch the demo to see how easy it is to give a plain document a professional-looking makeover.

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Edraw's Smart Shapes that Are Not Included in Excel

Currently, there are over 8500 pre-drawn symbols available, which keep increasing every day. Some symbols are smart vector shapes that have been designed with auto generation functions. Some shapes have control handles for easy editing.

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Besides, some 3D shapes are also readily available, such as 3D directional map symbols and 3D block symbols.

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Click relevant link to learn how to make diagrams in Edraw.

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Get Started! You Will Love This Easy-To-Use Diagram Software

EdrawMax is an advanced all-in-one diagramming tool for creating professional flowcharts, org charts, mind maps, network diagrams, UML diagrams, floor plans, electrical diagrams, science illustrations, and more. Just try it, you will love it!