Pareto Chart Maker for a Column of Raw Data in Excel
QI Macros will summarize your data and draw a Pareto in one click
If you have a column of raw data, like the text below, you will need to summarize it using a PivotTable before you can draw a Pareto chart in Excel. Fortunately, QI Macros add-in for Excel is smart enough to do this for you.
How to make a Pareto from a column of text
- Make sure your column has a heading in the first row. Then click on the cell to select the heading:
- Click on QI Macros menu and select "Pareto Chart":
- If you have more than 9 categories you will receive a prompt asking you about the number of bars you want:
- QI Macros will create a pivot table and then make a Pareto chart in seconds: