How to Create a In-Cell Column Chart with REPT Function

Creating an In-Cell Column Chart by using the REPT Function is the second part of our in cell charting Series. Yesterday, I had used this text repetition formula to create a star rating template in Excel.

Use REPT Function To Create a In Cell Column Chart

Basic Idea of creating a column chart with REPT Function is as simple as we create a normal column chart in excel. I have used a percentage data set to create the above In Cell Chart. You can use any type of data as per your need.

data for in cell column chart

Steps To Create a Simple Column Chart With REPT Function

  • Increase the height of the row where you want to insert this chart so that a column bar can adjust in it.
change height for row to create in cell column chart
  • Insert this =REPT(“|”,F5*50) formula in the cells below your data cells. (Here, F5 is a data cell)
insert formulas to create an in cell column chart
  • Now, Change the orientation of the text to “Rotate Text Up”.
CHange text Orientation To Create A In Cell Column Chart With REPT Function
  • After that change Font Style to Playbill (You can also use Stencil, Haettenschweiler, Britannic Bold).
  • Change text alignment to bottom & center.
change text alignment in your in cell chart to create a In Cell Column Chart
  • Finally, You have a small In Cell Column Chart.
a column chart created with REPT Function to create a In Cell Column Chart

I have highlighted a lower data bar by using formulas in conditional formatting.

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