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Analyze Data in Excel

IMPORTANT: Ideas in Excel is now Analyze Data

To better represent how Ideas makes data analysis simpler, faster and more intuitive, the feature has been renamed to Analyze Data. The experience and functionality is the same and still aligns to the same privacy and licensing regulations. If you're on Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel, you may still see "Ideas" until Excel has been updated.

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Analyze Data in Excel for the web helps you gain insights into your data through high-level visual summaries, trends, and patterns. You'll find it in the Excel desktop app and Excel for the web.

  1. Select a cell in a data range.

  2. Select Home > Analyze Data.

    The Analyze Data pane will appear and show different visual and analysis types, such as:

    • Rank

    • Trend

    • Outlier

    • Majority

  3. Choose an option and select Insert PivotChart.

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