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How to create a pie chart in Google Sheets?

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Google Sheets is a cloud-based spreadsheet program by Google, it lets its users create and edit spreadsheets directly on the web browser without the requirement of any special software. It is a part of the web-based free Google Docs Editors suite. One of the best features of Google Sheets is that multiple users can work on the same spreadsheet at the same time and it also allows its users to share the spreadsheets with others and also manage the access each user has to the document.

In this guide, we have discussed how to create a pie chart in Google Sheets to help you create one in a few simple and easy steps.

Also read: How to create a bar graph in Google Sheets?

Creating a pie chart in Google Sheets

If you want to know how to create a pie chart in your spreadsheet on Google Sheets then follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open your spreadsheets on Google Sheets or create a new one and enter your data in it.

Step 2: Select the data you want to add to the pie chart by clicking and dragging the mouse over the cells.

Step 3: Click on the Insert tab and then in the dropdown menu that appeared click on the Chart option. Once you click on the Chart option, it will automatically create a chart suitable for the content.

Step 4: In the Chart Editor menu located on the right side of the screen, click on the dropdown menu under Chart Type and then from the dropdown menu select the type of pie chart you want for your data.

Your pie chart will be created and you can also customize the pie chart in the manner you see fit for your data. You can aggregate your data, change the labels and colours of the slices, change the title of the chart and do many more things that will make your pie chart look even better.

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Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: [email protected]