Looking for ways to know how to make a Venn Diagram in Excel? Sometimes, we want to make a Venn Diagram from a given dataset in Excel. Here, you will find 3 ways to make a Venn Diagram in Excel.

## How to Make a Venn Diagram in Excel: 3 Ways

Here, we will show you how to make a Venn Diagram in Excel using **SmartArt**, **Scatter Plot, **and adding **Shapes**.

### 1. Using SmartArt Feature to Make a Venn Diagram in Excel

In the first method, we will show you how to make a Venn diagram using **SmartArt **in Excel. Go through the steps given below to do it on your own.

__Step-01:__ Adding SmartArt to Make a Venn diagram

Here, we have a dataset containing the names of players who will play Basketball, Football and Baseball. Now, we will use this dataset to show you how to add SmartArt in Excel to make a Venn Diagram.

Follow the steps given below to do it on your own.

- Firstly, go to the
**Insert**tab >> click on**Illustrations**>> select**SmartArt**.

- Now, the
**Choose a SmartArt Graphic**box will open. - Then, go to the
**Relations**option. - After that, select
**Basic Venn**. - Next, click on
**OK**.

- Now, a Venn diagram will be added in Excel.

- Then, click on the
**“>”**sign. - Next, type any
**Text**you want to add in the**Type**box.

- Here, we will type
**Basketball**in the box to add a Name to the 1st circle.

- Similarly, add names such as
**Baseball**and**Football**to other circles.

__Step-02:__ Formatting Venn Diagram

Next, we will show you how you can format this basic Venn diagram. Go through the steps given below to do it on your own.

- In the beginning, select the Venn diagram and right-click on it.

- Then, click on
**Color**. - After that, select any color of your preference. Here, we will select
**Colorful Range – Accent Colors 2 10 3**.

- Then, type the
**Names**of the players who played only**Basketball**.

- Now, select the
**text**. - After that, go to the
**Home tab**>> select**8**as**Font Size**>> select**Middle**and**Center**as**Alignment**.

- Again, select the
**Text box**and right-click on it. - Then, click on
**Format Shape**.

- Now, the
**Format Shape**box will appear. - Next, select
**No fill**as**Fill**.

- Then, you will see that the
**Text box**has no fill color.

- Similarly, add other
**Text boxes**containing the names of the players. - Finally, you will get a Venn diagram using
**SmartArt**in Excel.

**Read More: **How to Add SmartArt Graphics in Excel

### 2. Use of Shapes Options to Make a Venn Diagram in Excel

We can also make a Venn diagram in Excel by adding different kinds of shapes. Here, we will show you how to make a Venn diagram using oval.

__Step-01:__ Inserting Shapes to Make a Venn Diagram

Firstly, we will show you how to add** Shapes **to make a Venn diagram. Go through the steps to do it on your own dataset.

- In the beginning, go to the
**Insert tab**>> click on**Illustrations**>> from**Shapes**>> select**Oval**.

- After that, add an
**Oval**in Excel.

- Then, to add another
**Oval**, select the**Oval**and press**CTRL+C**to copy the shape. - Next, Press
**CTRL+V**to paste it. - Similarly, add another
**Oval**.

- After that, rearrange the
**Shapes**like a basic Venn diagram.

__Step-02:__ Formatting Shapes to Make a Venn Diagram

Now, we will show you how to format the shapes to make a Venn diagram. Follow the steps given below to do it on your own.

- Firstly, select any oval and right-click on it.
- Then, select
**Format Shape**.

- Now, the
**Format Shape**box will open. - After that, from the
**Fill**options click on**Color**. - Then, select any color of your preference. Here, we will select
**Green, Accent 6, Lighter 60%**.

- Next, insert
**50%**as**Transparency**.

- Now, you will have a shape formatted like the image given below.

- Similarly, change the
**Fill**color and**Transparency**of the other two shapes according to your preference.

- After that, select any of the
**Ovals**and**Right-click**on it. - Then, click on
**Edit Text**.

- Now, type
**Basketball**as the label of the oval.

- Next, select the text.
- Then,
**Bold**the text. - After that, select
**14**as**Font Size**,**Middle**as**Alignment**and**Black, Text 1**as**Font Color**.

- Now, you will get a
**Label**added to the shape.

- Similarly, add
**Labels**to the rest of the shapes.

- Then, add the names of the players using
**Text Boxes**by going through the steps shown in**Method 1**. - Finally, you will get a Venn diagram adding Shapes in Excel.

### 3. Use of Scatter Plot to Make a Venn Diagram

In the final method, we will use a **Scatter Plot** to make a Venn diagram in Excel. Go through the steps given below to do it on your own.

__Step-01:__ Preparing Chart Data

Here, we have a dataset containing the names of the **Subjects**, **No of Students Passed** and the **Relative Size **of some students. Now, we will show you how to prepare the data of the chart to make a venn diagram.

Follow the steps given below to prepare your own dataset.

- In the beginning, calculate the chart value using the formulas shown in the image below.

- Then, insert the
**X Value**and**Y Value**for**Maths**,**Physics**and**Chemistry**according to your preference. You can edit the values if needed later on.

- After that, select Cell
**H5**. - Now, insert the following formula.

`=200*D5`

- Next, Press
**ENTER**. - Then, drag down the
**Fill Handle**tool to autofill the formula for the rest of the cells.

- Finally, you will get all the values of the
**Circle Size**.

__Step-02:__ Inserting Scatter Plot to Make a Venn Diagram

Now, you will find a way to insert a **Scatter Plot **to make a Venn Diagram in Excel.

- Firstly, go to the
**Insert**tab >> click on**Scatter Plot**>> select**Scatter**.

- Then, click on
**Select Data**.

- Now, the
**Select Data Source**box will open. - After that, click on
**Add**.

- Then, the
**Edit Series**box will open. - After that, select Cell
**B5**as**Series name**, Cell**F5**as**X Value**and Cell**G5**as**Y Value**. - Next, click on
**OK**.

- Again, click on
**Add**to add the data of**Physics**and**Chemistry**.

- Now, add the values of
**Physics**and**Chemistry**going through the same steps shown above. - Then, click on
**OK**.

__Step-03:__ Formatting Scatter Plot

Next, we will show you how to format the **Scatter Plot **to make a Venn diagram. Follow the steps given below to do it on your own.

- Firstly, double-click on the
**Y-axis**.

- Now, the
**Format Axis**box will appear. - Then, insert
**100**as the**Maximum Bounds**.

- After that, double-click on the
**X-axis**.

- Again, the
**Format Axis**box will appear. - Then, insert
**100**as the**Maximum Bounds**.

- Next, click on the
**“+”**sign to get the**Chart Elements**. - Afterward, turn off
**Axes**and**Gridlines**.

- Then, double-click on the point representing the value of
**Maths**.

- Now, the
**Format Data Series**box will open. - Then, click on the box shown below.
- After that, go to the
**Marker Options**>> select**Built-in**.

- Next, insert
**50%**as**Transparency**and**200 pt**as**Width**which is the**Circle Size**for**Maths**.

- Then, click on
**Color**>> select**Blue, Accent 5, Lighter 60%**.

- Now, you will get a
**Circle**representing the value of**Maths**.

- Similarly, create circles using the values for
**Physics**and**Chemistry**.

- After that, click on the
**“+”**sign to get the**Chart Elements**. - Then, click on
**Data Labels**>> select**More Options**.

- Now, the
**Format Data Labels**box will open. - Next, turn on
**Value From Cells**.

- Then, the
**Data Label Range**box will appear. - After that, select Cell
**B5**as the**Data Label Range**. - Next, click on
**OK**.

- Now, turn off the
**Y Value**from**Label Options**.

- Then, select the
**text**. - After that, click on
**Bold**. - Next, set
**20**as**Font Size**.

- Thus, you will get
**Maths**as the**Label**.

- Similarly, add labels for
**Physics**and**Chemistry**. - Finally, you will get a Venn Diagram using a scatter plot in Excel.

**Read More:** How to Create Venn Diagram from Pivot Table in Excel

## Practice Section

In this section, we are giving you the dataset to practice on your own and learn to use these methods.

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## Conclusion

So, in this article, you will find 3 ways to make a Venn diagram in Excel. Use any of these ways to accomplish the result in this regard. Hope you find this article helpful and informative. Feel free to comment if something seems difficult to understand. Let us know any other approaches which we might have missed here.