Create and customize charts to visualize data | Zoho Sheet Help Guide

Create and customize charts to visualize data

Create a chart

To create a chart:
  1. Select the range for which you need a chart.
  2. Click Insert > Chart. A chart is generated to best represent the data.
  3. Click the chart to open the contextual side panel.
  4. Edit or modify the chart type, design, title, legend and color scheme of the chart from within the side panel

  1. The available chart types are:
  2. Bar Chart
  3. Column Chart
  4. Line Chart
  5. Pie Chart
  6. Scatter Chart
  7. Area Chart
  8. Web Chart
  9. Bubble Chart
  10. Stock Chart
  11. Time series
  12. Guage Charts
  13. Pareto Chart
  14. Waterfall Chart
  15. Wordcloud Chart
  16. Histogram

Change the title of a chart

To edit a chart's title:
  1. Click on the chart.
  2. Click on the Chart icon in the side panel.
  3. Go to the "Customize" tab on the side panel.
  4. Select "Chart Title" from the drop down menu.
  5. Key-in the title you want to be displayed on the space provided.
  6. Alternatively, you can double click on the chart to directly enter in the edit mode.
  7. Once in the edit mode, you can click on the title and edit the text as you need.

Change color scheme of a chart

To edit a chart:
  1. Click on the chart.
  2. Click on the Chart icon in the side panel.
  3. Move to the "Custom" tab on the side pane.
  4. Click on the "Styles" drop down menu.
  5. Choose from the colour schemes provided, or create a custom style that suits your need.

Change the transparency of a chart

To edit a chart:
  1. Click on the chart.
  2. Click on the Chart icon in the side panel.
  3. Move to the "Custom" tab on the side pane.
  4. Click on the "Styles" drop down menu.
  5. Now change the transparency using the slider.

Aggregate elements of a chart

To aggregate elements of a chart:
  1. Click on the chart.
  2. Click on the Chart icon in the side panel.
  3. While on the "General" tab on the side panel, click on the "Aggregation" drop down menu.
  4. You can choose one of the six functions listed, based on which the chart elements will be aggregated.

Publish a chart

To publish a chart:
  1. Right click on the chart you want to publish, and choose Publish from the drop down.        
  2. Use the code snippet you get to embed or publish your chart.
  3. You can also choose to remove the public view of the chart by clicking Revert Publish from the menu.

Save a chart as an image

To save a chart as an image:
  1. Click Advance Options > Save As Image present in the menu.
  2. The chart is saved as a Portable Network Graphics (.png) image to your device.

Delete a chart

To delete a chart:
  1. Click Delete found in the menu when you select a chart.
  2. Alternatively, you can select the chart and hit the Delete key.

    Zoho CRM Training Programs

    Learn how to use the best tools for sales force automation and better customer engagement from Zoho's implementation specialists.

    Zoho CRM Training
      Redefine the way you work
      with Zoho Workplace

        Zoho DataPrep Personalized Demo

        If you'd like a personalized walk-through of our data preparation tool, please request a demo and we'll be happy to show you how to get the best out of Zoho DataPrep.

        Zoho CRM Training

          Create, share, and deliver

          beautiful slides from anywhere.

          Get Started Now

            Zoho Sign now offers specialized one-on-one training for both administrators and developers.

            BOOK A SESSION

                                You are currently viewing the help pages of Qntrl’s earlier version. Click here to view our latest version—Qntrl 3.0's help articles.

                                    Manage your brands on social media

                                      Zoho Desk Resources

                                      • Desk Community Learning Series

                                      • Digest

                                      • Functions

                                      • Meetups

                                      • Kbase

                                      • Resources

                                      • Glossary

                                      • Desk Marketplace

                                      • MVP Corner

                                      • Word of the Day

                                        Zoho Marketing Automation

                                          Zoho Sheet Resources


                                              Zoho Forms Resources

                                                Secure your business
                                                communication with Zoho Mail

                                                Mail on the move with
                                                Zoho Mail mobile application

                                                  Stay on top of your schedule
                                                  at all times

                                                  Carry your calendar with you
                                                  Anytime, anywhere

                                                        Zoho Sign Resources

                                                          Sign, Paperless!

                                                          Sign and send business documents on the go!

                                                          Get Started Now

                                                                  Zoho TeamInbox Resources

                                                                          Zoho DataPrep Resources

                                                                            Zoho DataPrep Demo

                                                                            Get a personalized demo or POC

                                                                            REGISTER NOW

                                                                              Design. Discuss. Deliver.

                                                                              Create visually engaging stories with Zoho Show.

                                                                              Get Started Now

                                                                                            You are currently viewing the help articles of Sprints 1.0. If you are a user of 2.0, please refer here.

                                                                                            You are currently viewing the help articles of Sprints 2.0. If you are a user of 1.0, please refer here.

                                                                                                  • Related Articles

                                                                                                  • Working with pivot charts

                                                                                                    Pivot charts, like the name suggests, lets you visualize the data while simultaneously letting you slice and dice the data just like a pivot table. Like any other chart, you can even customize how a pivot charts looks.   Creating a pivot chart Click ...
                                                                                                  • Insert a new chart into a spreadsheet

                                                                                                    To create a new chart: Select the source data for the desired chart. Go to  and choose Chart under the Insert menu. Tap on the desired chart type from the list of chart types displayed. Once the chart is inserted into the spreadsheet, you can start ...
                                                                                                  • Create pivot tables to analyse your data

                                                                                                    Create a pivot table in sheet To create a pivot table: Click Data > Pivot Table. Choose the range of cells from which the table is to be constructed and where the table must be created Drag and drop the fields into the desired positions in the Pivot ...
                                                                                                  • How to create data validation?

                                                                                                    Create a data validation for cells To create data validation: Click Data > Data Validation. You can choose the required range to apply data validation from the dialog shown below. The options that are available include the following: Decimal number, ...
                                                                                                  • Get AI recommended charts and pivots for your data

                                                                                                    What is Zia? Zia, Zoho Sheet's Artificial Intelligence recommends personalized charts and pivots for your data. You can even ask queries in natural language about the data to Zia. Look for Zia's suggestions Click on the Zia icon on the bottom right ...
                                                                                                    Wherever you are is as good as
                                                                                                    your workplace



                                                                                                      Watch comprehensive videos on features and other important topics that will help you master Zoho CRM.


                                                                                                      Download free eBooks and access a range of topics to get deeper insight on successfully using Zoho CRM.


                                                                                                      Sign up for our webinars and learn the Zoho CRM basics, from customization to sales force automation and more.

                                                                                                      CRM Tips

                                                                                                      Make the most of Zoho CRM with these useful tips.

                                                                                                        Zoho Show Resources