I was saddened to hear that due to the death of its founder, Andreas Lipphardt, BonaVista Systems is no longer in operation. According to the web site:
BonaVista Systems, the makers of the MicroCharts family of sparkline and dashboard utilities for Microsoft Excel, has released a new product called Chart Tamer. Chart Tamer is designed to simplify and beautify Excel charts. Actually, I should not say “beautify”, because that implies embellishment. Chart Tamer simplifies and clarifies Excel charts.
A peek at the Chart Tamer dialogs shows how it accomplishes its goals. First, Excel’s available chart types have been whittled down by eliminating pie and donut charts, radar charts, and all 3D charts. Based on the relationships which you wish to display (more than one can be selected for each chart), and on how you wish to feature this information, Chart Tamer offers a subset of these for you to select from. [Read more…] about BonaVista Releases Chart Tamer