Excel charts are functional, but they can be very boring! For example, wouldn't a graphic of a dollar bill make a greater visual impact than several different colored columns? Or just imagine small dollar signs or automobiles instead of data points. In the right circumstances, graphics can be expressive and share a story quicker than the actual data can. How do you replace a chart's default column with a graphic file?
Last week we asked…
How does PowerPoint remind you that you're hovering over a link? Jeff7181 was the first to respond with the correct answer: When you hover over a link, the pointer changes from an arrow to a hand with a pointing index finger. This is helpful when you want to disguise or hide a link — especially if you decide to make the link invisible. The changing pointer is a visual clue that helps you remember or find a link that you can't see or recognize as a link.
Sawwriters and Jimtheboat also answered correctly. As always, thanks for taking a shot!
Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.