Installing PBCharts Software

Installing PBCharts in Excel is not complicated, but be sure to follow these steps carefully.

1) Download the File

  • Download to your Documents folder.
  • If your browser automatically saves to your Downloads folder, move it to your Documents folder.
  • If the browser renames the file to something like, change the file name to

2) Unblock the File

  • Right-click on the file.
  • Select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Check the Unblock checkbox at the bottom of the dialog.
  • Click the Apply button, then the OK button.

3) Extract the PBCharts Files

  • Right-click on the file.
  • Select Extract All from the pop-up menu.
  • Approve the suggested path, which is …\Documents\PBCharts.
  • The PBCharts folder which is created contains two folders: PBCharts Program and Example Data Files.

4) Install the PBCharts Add-In

  • Browse to the \Documents\PBCharts\PBCharts Program folder.
  • Open the Install PBCharts.xlsm workbook in Excel.
  • Click on the Install PBCharts Add-In button.
  • The PBCharts tab will appear in the ribbon at the top of the Excel window.
  • Close the Install PBCharts.xlsm workbook.


Contact PBCharts if you have issues with installation.

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