Dot Plots in Excel
A dot plot is a type of frequency histogram that shows distribution of data
Use a dot plot or frequency histogram when you have a limited number of discrete values.
If your data has too many distinct values, your dot plot will look like this example. Use a histogram on your data instead.
How to Create a Dot Plot in Excel using QI Macros
While its possible to create a dot plot in Excel, it is very time consuming and you have to know what all of the steps are. To save time, consider creating a dot plot using QI Macros add-in for Excel. Its super simple and takes just seconds.
- Click and drag over your data to select it.
- Then click on the QI Macros menu and select Box, Dot & Scatter then "Dot Plot":
- QI Macros will perform all of the calculations and draw a dot plot for you.
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