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.

dot plot created in Excel

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.

  1. Click and drag over your data to select it.
  2. Then click on QI Macros menu and select Dot Plot.

    dot plot on qimacros menu
  3. QI Macros will perform all of the calculations and draw a dot plot for you.

dot plot example in Excel

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