by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 11, 2017)
Excel 2010 introduced a new feature referred to as sparklines. There are nothing more than miniature charts that can appear inside a single cell. The graphs aren't as varied and full-featured as regular Excel charts, but they are pretty cool, nonetheless. They are especially good for showing, at a glance, the general trend of the numbers in a range of cells.
To create a sparkline, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Create Sparkline dialog box.
You should see your sparkline appear immediately in the cell you specified in step 1.
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