This function allows users to modify the colours which are available in chart, text and tables.
This function allows users to customize or modify the chart settings.
Customise the settings for some of the advanced charts available in Create. Set your CAGR line colour, define waterfall positive and negative series colours and set your defaults for Forecast shading, average areas and average lines.
Edit table settings, styles in the Preference Manager and how to share, restore or upload settings you’ve created.
Our clients can’t live without our super-fast chart formatting tools. No more ugly chart themes generated by Office – make a new one or apply your house style to any standard bar, pie, line or area chart in a couple of seconds.
Bubble charts are a great way of showing valuation and market data. The Create chart wizard generates bubble charts in seconds while applying your organization’s house style. Create adds the bubble, X and Y axis labels and these are all linked to source data.
Creating scatter charts couldn’t be simpler. This tool adds the X and Y axis and series labels and you have options to colour series by series, or apply a different fill to each marker in a single series.
Our awesome Marimekko chart engine draws a chart from any data set. A Marimekko chart is a 2D Stacked Chart but with the addition of displaying varying column widths. Whether you need a 4×4, 10×10 or 2×5 – it doesn’t matter to Create. Best of all, it’s an Excel chart object which you can edit, format and send to PowerPoint just like any other Excel chart.
Price Volume charts are a combination of Scatter line/s (price) and Column (volume). This is a popular chart for our financial services clients, and famously difficult to put together, normally over 160 mouse-clicks, in Excel. With Create – your chart is ready in just 4 clicks.
A waterfall chart – also known as a flying bricks or Mario or bridge chart – is a form of data visualization that helps in understanding the cumulative effect of sequentially introduced positive or negative values. You can display a Waterfall with one or multiple series, single or stacked and an option to display a comparison column.
There’s a range of helpful functions that can be applied to an existing chart with Create – including CAGR and Average lines, display Forecast periods, Split an Axis, add Comments, Copy and Apply a selected Chart Area… and more.
How to start a new workbook, insert data from the XL library, PDF workbooks and the Undo feature.
Formatting tables in an Excel worksheet and sending to PowerPoint, either as linked pictures or sent as data which is then automatically formatted in PowerPoint. All ways to send tables from Excel with Create are linked back to source data.
In the Presentation group, there are a variety of options to start a new document, manage document settings – such as Draft stamps and Spelling Language – together with options to toggle on or off Guides and Slide Numbers. You will also be able to PDF documents here.
See how easy it is to apply your organisation’s branding using Create. There are a range of handy functions to swap shapes, change a layout, apply a fill, font or line with the colour palette, format an embedded chart in PPT and the Make and Select options.
Tables are a vital part of any professional document – often containing the key numbers which are relied upon in a transaction. The Create tables tool is a much faster and more efficient way of applying styles to a table compared with the existing Microsoft ribbon. You’ll also see our handy table “Sort” feature plus options for compressing rows and columns, to make data fit more comfortably in a tight space.
Create’s proprietary technology allows you to quickly and easily link tables and charts back to the source data in Excel. There are many ways to send charts and tables (including as pictures) and update links. You’ll also see how to view a source, change a source file, range or folder and update a single or multiple linked objects.
With Create you can create a package of any presentation, including all the linked source data – to either share with a colleague, work in a different location (e.g. laptop vs network) or to create a XX record of the files.
An on-line (no internet required) Help feature is available in both PowerPoint and Excel. The Help is searchable and the content is written in simple English with plenty of screenshots and step-by-step instructions. In the Help drop down you can check for Software updates, send your Error Log to the support team at Presentation Solutions and also view your version number in the About dialog.