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think-cell chart – Charts in minutes

Creating data-driven charts in Microsoft PowerPoint is painstaking and cumbersome. Frequently used graphical elements are not integrated into the charts, automatic placement of labels does not work, and some chart types are simply not available. This results in large amounts of manual work and endless adjustments of graphical elements.

think-cell chart solves this problem. It is a powerful charting software that seamlessly integrates with PowerPoint, brings dozens of helpful unique features and can be individually customized to strengthen your company's corporate design. With a minimum of manual work, you get accurate, well-laid-out and great-looking charts. Furthermore, with think-cell chart even occasional users can create and change charts 3-5 times faster than any PowerPoint expert.

You can see all the chart types supported by think-cell chart in action by browsing through the following video gallery.

  • Column

    think-cell chart integrates smoothly into PowerPoint. You can simply access functionality by the think-cell ribbon group, the circular context menu and direct mouse manipulations. This preview shows how you can build sophisticated stacked column charts using think-cell chart including a value axis, automatic column breaks, formatted numbers and a CAGR arrow.

  • Excel link

    think-cell chart comes with a full-fledged internal data sheet based on Excel. Yet more powerful is the smart Excel link. Using it you can create and update PowerPoint charts directly from your Excel data. The smart Excel link fosters consistency and correctness and helps you collaborate with your colleagues when doing complex analysis and visualization.

  • Waterfall

    You can easily create waterfall charts with think-cell chart. Simply put in the values to add. Positive values build up, negative values build down. "e" calculates a subtotal. For additional flexibility, you can interactively reattach the reference connector of each segment to change the order of summation.

  • Gantt

    think-cell chart is the only software that allows you to create complex timeline charts (also known as Gantt charts) directly in PowerPoint. As seen in the preview the chart is completely calendar-based and supports a variety of decorations and labels.

  • Mekko

    A Mekko chart (also known as Marimekko chart) is a two-dimensional 100% chart, in which the width of a column is proportional to the total of the column's values. Data input is similar to a 100% chart, with data represented as either absolute values or percentages of a given total.

  • Scatter

    With think-cell chart you can forget about labeling scatter and bubble charts by hand. This is done automatically – even with two independent labels per scatter point or bubble. The preview shows how to create a scatter chart within seconds and how to turn it into a bubble chart by adding Z-values.

  • Butterfly

    You can flip most charts to combine them. The preview illustrates how two charts can be adjusted to the same scale automatically. It also shows that all labels have the same functionality as PowerPoint textboxes. think-cell chart renders values depending on spreadsheet data (e.g., the average of all bars) using special placeholders similar to master slide page number placeholders.

  • Clustered

    Clustered charts in think-cell chart feature the same advanced options as stacked column and bar charts. This preview shows how arrows can be added that are calculated automatically and emphasize important relationships.

  • 100%

    The think-cell chart data sheet is a full-featured Excel sheet. You can input either absolute values or percentages. To quickly mark elements of the same type, you can use our intelligent logical selection mechanism.

  • Pie

    This preview demonstrates the automatic labeling capabilities of pie charts. You can rotate and explode pie segments by simply dragging their handles to anchor points at 0, 90, 180 or 270 degrees.

  • Line

    The preview shows how to create line charts with think-cell chart. It also demonstrates some of its advanced options such as interpolation, error bars and date-based axis formatting.

  • Area

    The preview shows how to create area charts with think-cell chart. It also illustrates some advanced options such as the customization of axis tickmarks, axis range and grid lines.

  • Area 100%

    The preview demonstrates how think-cell chart increases the effectiveness of your work when working on area 100% charts. Just as in case of 100% column charts, you can freely decide whether to enter percentages or absolute values.