How to Make a Radar-Spider Chart in Excel

Use Radar-Spider Charts When Categories are Not Directly Comparable

Excel Radar/Spider Chart

Other examples would be sales of various product lines throughout the year or comparing products of two vendors using a list of various features. Radar charts plot data on an axis that starts at the center and ends on an outer ring.

Radar - Spider Chart in Excel

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Radar Chart Data Examples

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To Create a Radar Chart in Excel

To create a radar or spider chart in Excel, select your data, then click on the Insert tab, Other Charts, then Radar.

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Alternatives to Radar Charts

Radar charts are seldom used because they are hard to read and interpret. For most data sets a Pareto chart is a better choice. Its easy using QI Macros add-in for Excel.

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