12 November 2012

Beware of Excel Histograms

Update in 2018 I am happy to say Excel 365 has the facility to make acceptable and dynamic histograms. Well done Excel! Here is a link to a video to show you how: Original post in 2012 Excel histograms are a disgrace. Microsoft should be embarrassed to have them associated with their ubiquitous and generally wonderful spreadsheet, Excel. I have previously posted on how useful and versatile Excel is for enabling people to bypass the number crunching, and get to the ideas behind statistics. This is mostly true. But the histogram add-in should come with a health and safety warning. […]