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How to create great-looking graphs in Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is an easy-to-use database management system that lets you create business applications from templates or from scratch.

Part of Office 365 Business and Business Premium, you can build a database without writing code or being an expert.

The program will also let you tailor your apps to your business and customers, which can be easily edited as your needs change.

Here are some easy guides to help you create great-looking graphs in Access:

Combo chart

Combo chart combines two or more chart types, such as a clustered column chart and a line chart, to explain different but related data.

Column chart

In a column chart, categories display along the horizontal axis (Axis (Category) property) and values display along the vertical axis (Values (Y axis) property).

Bar chart

Microsoft Access supports three types of bar charts: Clustered Bar, Stacked Bar, and 100% Stacked Bar.

Pie chart

In a pie chart in Microsoft Access, categories show as pie slices. Data values are summed as a percentage to a whole shown as the pie circle.

Line chart