Legend on Chart
I am updating chart that includes three years of data and want to add 2008.
The data has transferred, but the legend shows 2007,2008,2006. How can I get
2008,2007,2006 in order in the legend?
Change the order of the series. Double click on one series, and go to the
Series Order tab.
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>I am updating char...Demographic chart?
I need to create a demographic chart in Excel, but I can't find the proper
chart type. Is there a suitable chart type? I've gone through all options I
can think of for a regular bar chart. (In my world, a demographic chart is a
bar chart with the values pointing in two different directions... Not very
complicated, but Excel doesn't seem to agree with me!) Does anyone know of an
They are also known as Tornado charts or population pyramids.
http://tushar-mehta.com/excel/software/torna...Excel 2007 Line Chart with Markers
I'm using a Line Chart With Markers tracking 4 data lines:
Red with Circles
Black with Squares
Blue with Diamonds
Yellow with Triangles
The yellow with triangles is very light and doesn't show very well in my PP
presentation. I would like to change the color of just that one line. How
do I do that?
Click on that series in the chart, and right click, format series. You should
now be able to change the color of the series.
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> I'm using a Line Chart With Markers...quick charting question for similar charts on multiple sheets
Hi, just wondering if there is a quick solution to my problem. I have
several charts, all virtually identical except for the data values in
them, and i have one chart per sheet, and about 100 sheets.
The problem is that some charts are positioned slightly different on
their respective sheets then others on other sheets, although some are
identical from sheet to sheet aswell. Just wondering if there is a
quick way to select them all, line them up identically on each sheet,
with all the same size/formating etc.?
-----------------------------------------------------...Conditional formatting in a cell formula
I am constructing a workbook which will hold a full season's fixtures
and results as the season progresses.
As there are 16 teams in the competition, there are 8 lines per week's
results (home team and away team per line). To simplify things,
basically this is how each week will look:
[Best viewed in a fixed pitch font]
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
A | Home Team 1 | Pts For | Pts Agst | Away Team 1 | Pts For | Pts Ag
H | Home Team 8 | Pts For | Pts Agst | Away Team 8 | Pts For | Pts Ag
Using Format | Conditional Formatting, I have set th...Charting/ Graph question
I'd like to visually display a table that contains the following table
StaffName Software 1 Skill Level Software 2 Skill Level (10
software titles >)
(around 50-60 people)
What i'd like to is output a simple visual output that shows me how
many people are at a particular level for the each software (but all
on one chart). I imagined that it may be nice to see blobs based on
the size of the number of staff at a particular skill level for the
However i am not sure if this is the right way to represent this data.
I've created a se...Chart in Chart
I currently using a 3 line chart, which is controlled by a scroll bar
What I need is to have a smaller chart, but magnified of the visabl
data for a period of days within the chart timeline. All I need to kno
is how to add a addional line chart in and excisting chart.
Hope you can assist
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You can embed charts within a chartsheet but y...How do I create a chart....
I would like to create a chart that counts the exact number of a specific
name compared to other names. The names are in the same column but each cell
may contains a differnt name and I would like to count how many times each
name appears in the column and then compare them in a graph.
try selecting the column (A)?
select unique values
select a cell for the data to start (C1)
hit enter and copy down to the end of the C Column.
> I would like to create a chart that counts ...charts: 1. link to a cell in chart titles, 2. custom chart template
how can i make a link to a cell in chart title, category axis & value axis?
i'd like to know how to make a title like eg below:
[=B2], [=B3]' <- in line below (smaller font size than in line above)
how can i make a my own chart (custom type) by making a own template (how to make a template, and how to implement it to excel
custom types charts)
i am interested in making types similar denkin diagram (similar to radar type) or leontief branch flow matrix (similar to x-y plot
with columns and rows with second x axis and second y axis)
is there a...How toChange color of first letter inEach word ofA column at once
Just imagine cell A1 "all". Now imagine cell A2 containing "ball" and then
cell A3 containing "call" and so on for many more words in this A column.
How can I change the color of just the first letter of every word in this
As long as the cell contains text (not a formula and not a number), you can
highlight the first letter of each cell in the formulabar and use Format|Cells
(xl2003 menus) to change the font color.
You could use a macro to do the work, too:
Dim myCell As Range
Dim myRng As Range
...Chart items moving around
I have posted this before but I never got any replies so I did some testing
myself. I I want to share what I have found out with you and it would be
great to hear if someone else recognizes this.
I have a number of embedded charts on a scorecard sheet that gets updated
from several sources. I run this scorecard for different business units, take
pictures of the scorecards and put in another Excel file that I later make a
Problem: After running this a few times, I find that my chart legends have
moved around a bit and that some plot areas have been resi...Simple State Diagram flow chart in Visio?
I am trying to make a very simple State Chart Diagram in Visio.
I'm not sure if I should just use the basic flow chart or not, as I'm not
familar with UML.
I simply want to describe a software program that will move two one of four
"states" based on some conditions, then loop back around.
I am not opposed to just making a flow chart but was hoping to make it look
a little more "professional" using a State Diagram.
The examples seem rather complicated, I don't want to have to define
variables and all that using UML, I just want to show the four "states...Combination of stock chart and line chart
Dose anyone know how to plot a stock chart and a line chart together in
combination ? I tried but can't seem to do it, is it possible in Excel ?
One way is stock chart with open, high, low and close plus volume but I need
to plot 2 other lines.
I have written an explanation on this web page:
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> Dose anyone know how to plot a stock chart and a...How To Chart A Formula in Excel 2007
I'm looking to plot multiple formulas on a single chart, and came across a
thread from 8/12/2005 for earlier versions of Excel for a single function,
which causes errors when recreated in 2007.
A Formula in this worksheet contains one or more invalid references
Verify that your formulas contain a valid path, workbook, range name, and
I presume its due to changes in 2007, and possibly the Evaluate formula as I
cant find it listed in 2007.
Is there a new technique that avoids the error?
Thanks Very Much for any help.
In column A we have...select all non-blank cells from different workbook
I need a macro to select and copy all non-blank cells from Sheet1 FROM one
workbook, then paste these cells into a different workbook, sheet2 at Cell A1.
Just to clarify,
is the data in sheet1 in orderly manner and what do you mean about sheet2?
How does the data need to be on the sheet2?
I help with Excel and PowerPoint
...create chart from external application
I would like to know if this is possible....
I have an application that contains an hierarchical chart.
I would like to export this data into a format that Visio can *understand*,
and then import it into Visio and have it display in a hierarchical manner.
Does any body know if this is possible to do.
.....or, if there is another way of getting my data into Visio, can you
please let me know.
Here is an article that describes how to automate the org chart wizard, and
how to format your data:
Hope ...Merging cells not working.
Working with Excel 2003.
Merging cells isn't working anymore.
Don't know the English words for the buttons.
Format/Cells..... qualities (Ctrl+1)/ tab page "Alignment", choose "align
cells" then OK
How can i restore this merging function?
Sorry abt my English it is ±53 ago i learned it at school. And now we have
also new "PC-words"!!
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask is a fool
forever. #Chinese proverb#
How are you selecting that range (A1:D1)...Can't change pt. size in a 3-D Format Chart
For some reason, I am not able to change the width and height point sizes
when I am trying to apply 3-D formatting to a chart in Excel. I try to type
the numbers in, but the pt size just defaults back to 0. My husband thought
it may have been a stuck number key somewhere, so I turned the computer off
and rebooted. No change. Any ideas? Thanks!
Point sizes of the whole chart?
What's wrong with a good old 2D chart? You won't have this kind of
problem, and you won't distort the data you're plotting, either.
Peltier Technical Services,...Quick view of Cell References??
Is there a way to get a quick view of all the cells that have a formula that
reference a particular cell?
If Sheet2!B3 is being used in 10 different formulas in 10 different cells,
can I see that without manually checking?
BTW, I thought Trace Dependents would work, however the arrows weren't to
helpful, and it looks like it only traces on the current active worksheet, I
need one to go across all worksheets.
A list would be a lot easier to use then arrows.
> Is there a way to get a quick view of all the cells that have a formula that
>...print a chart over multiple pages
I am trying to stretch a chart over multiple pages, but i just can't get it
to work. I have tried all i can think including attempting to print areas
i'm using excel 2003.
If the chart is on a chart page, this will not work. If the chart is
embedded on a sheet, and you select the chart, it will not work. What you
need to do is embed the chart and then select the range "behind - under" the
chart, then you can use all of the print options, thereby printing one chart
across multiple pages.
"OEB1527" <O...Embed Chart
Is it possible to link a chart into my current worksheet
like an embedded chart (or something)?
I'm not sure what you're asking. If you copy a chart from one workbook
(or worksheet) and paste it into another, it will retain its links to
the original source of its data. You can change its source data (to its
new parent worksheet) using Source Data from the Chart menu.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Is it possible to link a chart into my current worksheet
> like an...Names on a Bubble Chart
I am wondering on how I can put the "names" on my bubbles...?
I've the following data where I would like to make a bubble chart with ...
The bubble chart in itself works fine, I just do not manage to get the
corresponding name (Product1, 2,...) on each bubble:
NS AGP Growth
Product1 9,052,494 22 (31)
Product2 1,574,341 32 (25)
Product3 1,759,511 3 (45)
Product4 1,539,132 13 (69)
...locking in formatting in cells
Is it possible to set a format (such as number with no commas) so that users cannot change it by pasting in
...Can't find formula for largest value in multiple cells
I'm trying to create a spreadsheet that pulls data from another
spreadsheet in the same file as well as data from other files. In the
attached spreadsheets, I have fields that find the largest value based
on dates entered in multiple cells (ie. In my first spreadsheet, I have
formulas to find the largest date on that page (=largest(xx:xx), and on
my 'master' spreadsheet, I want to find the largest date from the
formulas I just mentioned). The problem I'm finding is that excel won't
let me include more than two cells in my last formula. It tells me I'm
entering too much...A Chart in a Chart ?
Is it possible to create a chart within another chart?
If not - Is it possible to view a chart within another chart?
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you can save a chart inside a second chart.
Make the first chart and have it on its own sheet
make the second chart and set its location as an object in the first chart