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Waterfall Chart Template

Waterfall Chart Template

This waterfall chart template guides you step-by-step to construct a waterfall chart using raw data.

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Waterfall Chart Template

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Waterfall chart is a great way to visually show the effect of positive and negative cash flows on a cumulative basis. In Excel 2016, there is a built-in waterfall chart option so it is a very simple and quick process. If you’re working in Excel 2013 or earlier version, you will have to build your own waterfall chart using the stacked column chart feature.

 

Step 1 – Organize the Data

In order to build your own waterfall chart, you first have to organize your data into a table.

 

Step 2 – Insert a Stacked Column Chart

In the “Insert” ribbon across the top select a “2-D Stacked Column Chart”.

 

Step 3 – Format the Chart

Format the chart so that the base column fill color is “no fill”, which has the effect of making it invisible.

 

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