Click the Home | New Graph | Statistical | 3D Pie Chart command to display data as proportional slices of a cylinder. Each data value is divided by the sum of all the data to determine the size of the slice. The data with the largest proportions appear as the largest slices.
3D pie charts contain each row as a separate slice of the pie. The pie chart is automatically labeled with two labels. The top label is the text in the worksheet's label column. The second label is the percentage of the pie for that slice. Either label can be altered to display data values, as well.
Click the 3D Pie Chart button to create the pie chart with a 3D appearance.
|3D pie charts are pie charts
with an added depth option.
Creating a New 3D Pie Chart
To create a 3D pie chart:
- Click the Home | New Graph | Statistical | 3D Pie Chart command.
- Select a data file in the Open Worksheet dialog. You can select a new data file or you can select an open data file in the Open worksheets section.
- Click the Open button. A 3D pie chart is created using the default properties.
Editing 3D Pie Chart Properties
To change the features of a 3D pie chart, including the columns used to create the chart, first select the chart in the plot window or Object Manager and then edit its properties in the Property Manager.
Click the following tabs in the Property Manager to change different properties: