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Bullet Chart Template

Bullet Chart Template

This bullet chart template teaches you how to create a bullet chart from scratch to compare actual versus forecasted performance.

This is what the bullet chart template looks like:

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Bullet Chart Template

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Bullet Chart is one of the best secret weapons of a world-class financial analyst.  The Bullet graph can be used as an alternative to the gauge chart and is excellent for use in dashboards as well as comparing actual results to forecast.  It is one of the most effective types of graphs.

 

Steps to build a Bullet Chart (10 step guide)

Step 1 – Input chart data

Step 2 – Insert Stacked Bar/Column Chart

Step 3 – Switch rows and columns if necessary

Step 4 – Delete gridlines and legend

Step 5 – Set “gap width” to 0%

Step 6 – Format the bullet chart area

Step 7 – Recolor the bullet chart

Step 8 – Add data label (and remove others)

Step 9 – Add tick marks (optional)

Step 10 – Bullet chart finishing touches

 

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