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Using Visuals to Make Your Point


Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to prepare well-organized, objective reports. To reach this goal, you should be able to:


  1. Plan which parts of your report or other document should be communicated or supported by visuals.
  2. Explain how visuals are presented—size, layout, type, rules and borders, color and cross-hatching, clip art, background, numbering, titles, title placement, and footnotes and acknowledgments.
  3. Construct textual visuals such as tables, pull quotes, flowcharts, and process charts.
  4. Construct and use visuals such as bar charts, pie charts, line charts, scatter diagrams, and maps.
  5. Avoid common errors and ethical problems when constructing and using visuals.
  6. Place and interpret visuals effectively.










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