How to Make a Funnel Chart in Excel
Using a Stacked Bar Chart
The first way to create a funnel chart in Excel is to use a stacked bar chart. You can follow the steps below.1.
Open the Excel worksheet that you want to insert a funnel chart and input your data. Please note that the data in the column of Horizontal Space
is essential. If you don’t add this column of data, the final chart may look strange.2.
Select the data without the row headings (it’s A2: C6
in this example); go to Insert > Column or Bar Chart
, select Stacked Bar
Right-click on the vertical axis, choose Format Axis
on the contextual menu to open the Format Axis
, then tick Categories in reverse order
Right-click on the blue bar to select them all, choose No Fill
on the contextual menu to make the blue bars invisible. Double-click on the chart title and type your own.5.
Click on one of the orange bars to open the Format Data Series
pane if you don’t close the right pane in Step 3. Then move the slider of Gap Width to 0%.6.
Similarly, you can change the fill color of the Customer bars. Use the Add Chart Element
option next to the funnel chart to add data labels and delete legendsUsing a SmartArt Shape
To insert a SmartArt shape as your funnel chart, you can use an inverted pyramid from the SmartArt graphic gallery. Here’s how to do this with the following instructions.1.
Go to Insert > SmartArt
and select the Inverted Pyramid
in the Pyramid2.
Click the arrow icon to open the Text
pane and input your data and information.3.
Select the chart and SmartArt Tools
will show up on the ribbon. You can customize your chart with the editing options under SmartArt Tools
, including Change Colors
, Change SmartArt Styles
, Add Shape
, etc.How to Make a Funnel Chart in EdrawMaxNow, with (EdrawMax Online
), you are able to make a funnel chart more quickly with a few simple steps. Besides, after you sign up for EdrawMax, you can also use pre-made funnel templates in the template gallery freely.
Here is how to create a funnel chart in EdrawMax
from scratch. Just follow the steps below and it’s much easier than those in Excel.1.
Enable (EdrawMax Online
), click the plus icon on the template gallery and open a blank drawing page.2.
Select Insert > Chart
to open the Insert Chart
dialog box, and choose the Funnel Chart
Select the example funnel diagram and change the example data with your own in the Chart (Data)
There you only need to add stage titles and corresponding values.4.
The formatting and editing tools in EdrawMaxOnline
are mostly on the right pane and the toolbar. Users can try it several times and get familiar with the powerful drawing features in EdrawMax
and then you will find a lot of surprises.
How to Export an Edraw Chart as an Excel FileWhen you complete your funnel diagram in EdrawMax Online
, you can choose to save it in the cloud, export it in common formats or share it with others.Firstly, navigate to File > Save As
and select to save your chart in Edraw personal cloud, Google Drive and Dropbox.Next, click Export
, choose a format on the menu and the document will be saved on your computer automatically. Actually, EdrawMax
allows users to export their documents as MS Office files and these files are all editable and printable in MS Office programs.
Finally, click Share
on the menu or the upper right corner and then you can choose the desired way for sharing your funnel charts with others, such as a website link, a QR code and a piece of HTML code.Try EdrawMax for Free