In this tutorial, you will learn how to create progress bars in Excel.
For example, the progression of a lengthy computer process, such as a download, file transfer, or installation, is visualized using a progress bar, a graphical control element. Occasionally, a written representation of the progress in % format is included with the visual.
We can use the bar chart to show the progress bars.
Once you are ready, we can get started by using real-life scenarios to help you understand how to create progress bars in Excel.
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Creating a Progress Bar
Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to create the progress bars.
Make sure your group of data is displayed in a clean and tidy manner. This will help us to create a progress bar easily.
Select the entire data cell, choose ‘Insert’, and select ‘Clustered Bar’.
Now, you can customize the progress bar chart to your preference. We will change the chart title to ‘Assignment Progress’ to better represent the progress chart.
Once you are done editing and customizing the progress bar chart, it will look something like this.