Insert Sparklines | Customize Sparklines

Sparklines in Excel 2010 or later are graphs that fit in one cell and give you information about the data.

Insert Sparklines

To insert sparklines, execute the following steps.

1. Select the cells where you want the sparklines to appear. In this example, we select the range G2:G4.


2. On the Insert tab, in the Sparklines group, click Line.

Click Line

3. Click in the Data Range box and select the range A2:F4.

Choose Data

4. Click OK.



5. Change the value of cell F3 to 0.

Result. Excel automatically updates the sparkline.

Updated Sparkline

Customize Sparklines

To customize sparklines, execute the following steps.

1. Select the sparklines. The Sparkline Tools contextual tab activates.

2. Check High Point and Low point.

Check High Point and Low Point


Highest and Lowest Points

3. In the Type group, click Column.

Click Column


Column Sparklines

4. To delete a sparkline, select a sparkline and click on the Clear button.

Clear Sparkline

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