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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well heres my problem- im trying to copy a "total" price from exce
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�593.01 but in vbe i get 593.009, how could i set it up to display
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Dim MyVar As Double
MyVar = Sheets("Sheet1&qu...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.
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We upgraded Great Plains & Human resources to 8.0 & also installed SP2.
After the SP2, The Great Plains version number has properly updated to
8.00g34 but the HR version still says 8.00.7 instead of 8.00.10 on the server
& other wrkstations.
This was not a problem. The HR modified reports all upgraded fine & all
workstations are able to run the modified HR reports except one wrkstn. This
one wrkstn. has properly updated the HR version number to 8.00.10. When we
try to run an HR report from this wrkstn, it says that the dictionary is not
found. The reports need to ...How do I make all columns resize to
Thanks again for the super smart folks in this place, that have pulled me out of a few sticky situations
Got a new one today..
I have about 6 columns in my sheet. I want to be able to resize the first column on my JAN sheet, and the changes reflect on all of the following months. I'd like to make the next column about 1/3 that size, and the following months follow suit. How can I do this, other than going through and resizing them all manually
Thanks in advance
could only be done manually or with a macro. So you're probably faster
doing this manually :-)
F...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...Incorrect number of messages shown for Inbox
I have an Exchange mailbox showing 2 more unread messages
than there actually are. For instance, if the number of
unread messages shows as 7, there are actually only 5
unread messages. I have not been able to find any
information on this on the Internet. Any ideas?
Stephen <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have an Exchange mailbox showing 2 more unread messages
> than there actually are. For instance, if the number of
> unread messages shows as 7, there are actually only 5
> unread messages. I have not been able to find any
> information on this o...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.?
-----------------------------------------------------...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...any qsRules reference doc?
Is there any documentation anywhere showing what properties belong to
qsBridge.RequestQSRules(); (per article 869720), I will know how to get at
various pieces of data? What I need is the current work order number. I have
been able to get it via qsBridge.FireEvent("SelectWorkorder"), but can I get
it without having the work order look-up dialog come up first? I figure if
so, it will be via a qsRule.
Li'l help needed. TIA, -Nick
thanks for the reply. Where might I get this customization guide?
...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 a row or column can be fixed so as no person can click inside
i want to know that how can a person fix a row or a column in excel as u have
done in ur templates for eg. in invioice , time etc. u have not allowed any
person to even click in the cell where there is a formula.
how u have done this.
First, you select the cells the user can change. Then Format/Cells, select the
Protection tab, and uncheck Locked. Then go to Tools/Protection and protect
the worksheet. You'll have options there as to what the user can and can't do.
One is to disallow selecting locked cells.
On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 22:03:01 -0700, vineshwar
<firstname.lastname@example.org...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
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My EXCEL 2007 has switched to Numeric column notation and I can't switch find
how to switch it back to Alphameric. As it sits, cell designations must be
written R1C1, R1C2 etc. rather than A1,B1 etc. HELP. I know this sounds
simple but EXCEL 2007 is substantially different from earlier versions:
There is no "tools" There is no "default." I need help to set it back.
Click the Office button (top left corner), choose Excel Options, Formula tab. There it is.
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"wwells" <wwells@di...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...Win XP Outlook 2003 Contact Phone Number formats
If I type in 1 300 ........... or 0418 ....... numbers they are
entered in plain text without formatting nor hyphens just as I want.
When I enter an 8 digit local number Outlook insists on re-formatting
it with an area code in brackets and hyphen after 4 digits. Is there
any way to stop this behaviour. Placing a _ at the beginning stops the
beahviour, now all I need is a non visible _
I even tried unsuccessfully to remove my area code from Control Panel\
Phone and Modem Options
Any help is appreciated.
No. Masking of phone numbers in Outlook is hard coded, based on your default
...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,...Custom Number Format #5
That was fast!
I tried the formula (replacing A1 with B4, where the first tag is), bu
Excel 2000 gives back an error message pointing to =left*(b4,1)*....
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...Create a numerical sequence in a column: From 1 to ....
I want to automatically generate a sequence of numbers from 1 to....X without
typing them all. How?
> I want to automatically generate a sequence of numbers from 1 to....X without
> typing them all. How?
You could type in 1 in A1 and 2 in A2.
Then highlight them and pull the autofill handle (The little black
square in the buttom right cornor of your highligted selection) to the
row you want to.
In A1 enter 1
In A2 enter 2
Select both cells and drag/copy down column A as far as you wish.
Enter 1 in A1
In name box enter A1:A12300 ...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: