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July 2020 Map Your Data

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS This week’s BIG Idea is a project I am working on for a group that wanted to analyze their Google Analytics and AdWords data.  We did an initial analysis, and then used Excel’s 3D Maps feature...

February 2020 3D Maps

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Today’s BIG Idea is to visualize your data, especially with Excel’s 3D Maps feature.  I did this for a group in the Southeast the week before last.  If you haven’t seen your Excel data in...

Excel Video 519 Time and View Options in 3D Maps

We will cover the ribbon sections for time and view options in 3D Maps in Excel Video 519. Once you add a time element to your map, Excel Video 519 will show you how to tweak the timeline and the way the time is displayed. Showing seconds in the time display when your...

Excel Video 518 Insert Options in 3D Maps

There are three Insert Options in 3D Maps to discuss in Excel Video 518. You can insert a two-dimensional chart that displays the same data shown on your map. You can choose either a column chart or a bar chart and can choose whether or not the chart is stacked, but...

Excel Video 517 Map Options in 3D Maps

Excel Video 517 has three ways to add map options in 3D Maps. First, there is an easy way to add map labels like names of cities to your map. The Map Labels button toggles the names on and off. Map labels can be especially helpful if you are trying to understand...

Excel Video 516 Videos and Themes in 3D Maps

We have spent a lot of time getting just the right data on our map, so today Excel Video 516 takes a few minutes to think about using videos and themes in 3D maps. Remember that this is Excel, not a movie-producing software package. There are, however, some things we...