Upload your Excel data to Plotly's grid
Open the data file for this tutorial in Excel. You can download the file here in CSV format
Head to Plotly
Head to Plotly's Workspace and sign into your free Plotly account. Go to 'Import', click 'Upload a file', then choose your Excel file to upload. Your Excel file will now open in Plotly's grid. For more about Plotly's grid, see this tutorial
Creating the Chart
After importing the data, select the 'pie charts' option from 'Choose Plot Type' dropdown.
Select the label and values as shown in the figure below, and then click on the 'Pie Chart' button to create the plot
This will create the pie chart. To change the background color, go to 'Layout' popover, and select the suitable 'Margin Color' from margins tab.
Export & Share
The final chart should look like the one below.
Download an image of your Plotly graph by clicking EXPORT on the toolbar.
To add the chart inside an excel sheet, click where you want to insert the picture inside Excel. On the INSERT tab inside Excel, in the ILLUSTRATIONS group, click PICTURE. Locate the Plotly graph image that you downloaded and then double-click it. Notice that we also copy-pasted the Plotly graph link in a cell for easy access to the interactive Plotly version.