On the Tools menu, click Data Analysis. In the Data Analysis dialog box, click Histogram, and then click OK.
In the Input Range box, type A1:A10.
In the Bin Range box, type B1:B4.
Under Output Options, click New Workbook and click to select the Chart Output check box, and then click OK.
A new workbook, with a Histogram table and an embedded chart, is generated.Based on the sample data from step 1, the Histogram table will look likethe following
A1: Bin B1: Frequency A2: 20 B2: 2 A3: 40 B3: 1 A4: 60 B4: 3 A5: 80 B5: 3 A6: More B6: 1
and your chart will be a column chart reflecting the data in this Histogramtable.
Microsoft Excel counts the number of data points in each data bin. A datapoint is included in a particular data bin if the number is greater thanthe lowest bound and equal to or less than the greater bound for the databin. In the example here, the bin that corresponds to data values from 0to 20 contains two data points, 3 and 20.
If you omit the bin range, Microsoft Excel creates a set of evenlydistributed bins between the data's minimum and maximum values.
NOTE: You will not be able to create the Histogram chart if you specify theoptions (Output range or New worksheet ply) that create the Histogram tablein the same workbook as your data.
For additional information, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
183188 XL98: ATP Error: "Cannot Add Chart to a Shared Workbook"
For more information about the Histogram tool, click the Office Assistant,type "histogram," click Search, and then click to view "Histogram analysistool."
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on theStandard toolbar. If Microsoft Help is not installed on your computer,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
179216 OFF98: How to Use the Microsoft Office Installer Program