Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2012
KnowWare International, Inc., makers of the QI Macros, is pleased to announce its newest add-ins for Microsoft Excel: EZ Chart Basic and EZ Chart Plus.
The idea behind these easy-to-use and affordable charting tools came from a conversation with a customer who had downloaded and enjoyed the QI Macros trial, but only needed the Excel charts. When asked why he preferred the QI Macros version over and above the standard charts in Excel, he said, “They just look better and I don’t have to clean them up before I present them.”
While Excel creates charts fairly easily, they often require significant editing before use in a presentation. Standard Excel charts have too much of what Edward Tufte, author of, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, calls “Chart Junk” – unnecessary shaded areas, gridlines, legends, and missing titles which have to be corrected before use in a presentation.
Users also find it difficult to utilize Excel’s Data Analysis tools when creating histograms and Pareto charts, which has led to a large number of “How To” videos across the Internet. With that said, Excel’s Pareto chart is just a sorted histogram. A true Pareto chart uses counts of mistakes and errors, not buckets of histogram data.
To overcome these limitations in Excel, EZ Chart simplifies and streamlines the entire process. It creates the same charts as Excel, but without all of the “Chart Junk.” This will save the user time, while accelerating their analysis.
There are two versions of EZ Chart now available for download only:
1.) EZ Chart Basic – This draws the standard Excel charts: Line, bar, column, pie, and stock. For a limited time, EZ Chart basic is available FREE at: http://www.easy-excel-charts.com.
2.) EZ Chart Plus – This has all of the charts found in the basic version, plus easy-to-use histogram, Pareto and run charts. EZ Charts Plus is only $49.
The software can be utilized by anyone from managers to administrative staff: