Excel: Please explain what the heck Sparklines are?

All these new graph features on Excel and I can not use it anymore!

What are Sparklines and how do they work?

I use Mac Office365 / Excel 2016

curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAsked:
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
From the web.

Analyze trends in data using sparklines. Applies To: Excel 2016 [and] Excel 2013. Sparklines are tiny charts inside single worksheet cells that can be used to visually represent and show a trend in your data.

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Again from the web.
Follow these steps to create a sparkline chart:
  1. Select the cell where you want the chart to appear.
  2. On the Insert tab, click the Line, Column, or Win/Loss button. ...
  3. Drag in a row or column of your worksheet to select the cells with the data you want to analyze.
  4. Click OK in the Create Sparklines dialog box.
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curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAuthor Commented:
Your link seems broken...
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Wow, thank you very much. That link worked for years! Here is the proper one.
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