[Excel] How to make a pie chart

Even a pie chart should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.

Pie chart in Excel
The maligned pie chart.

Design notes

  • Use a single color to emphasize a slice or group of slices.
  • void comparing slices.
  • Remove the legend and label the slices directly.
  • If you are using multiple hues, ask yourself if that’s useful