Inserting Charts

Different methods exist to start a chart:

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In Calc, a chart is an object on a sheet that can be copied and pasted on another sheet of the same document, the data series will stay linked to the range on the other sheet. If it is pasted on another Calc document, it has its own chart data table and is no more linked to the original range.


Chart in a Calc spreadsheet

  1. Click inside the cell range that you want to present in your chart.

  2. Click the Insert Chart icon on the Standard toolbar.

    You see a chart preview and the Chart Wizard.

  3. Follow the instructions in the Chart Wizard to create the chart.

Chart in a Writer text document

In a Writer document, you can insert a chart based on the values in a Writer table.

  1. Click inside the Writer table.

  2. Choose Insert - Object - Chart.

    You see a chart preview and the Chart Wizard.

  3. Follow the instructions in the Chart Wizard to create the chart.

Chart based on values of its own