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.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
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"Double L" <Double L@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>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...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...Want bill calendar on desk top
How can I get the bill calendar to be available to my desk top?
"Daryl" <Daryl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How can I get the bill calendar to be available to my desk top?
...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...how could i capture the event when my computer switch display device?
laptop could redirect the display output to another device by pressing
Fn + special key, how could i know this happened? i have searched msdn
for sometime, hanvn't found any window message related. does anyone
"thinktwice" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> laptop could redirect the display output to another device by pressing
> Fn + special key, how could i know this happened? i have searched msdn
> for sometime, hanvn't found any window message related. does anyone
> ...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.?
-----------------------------------------------------...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...Database Display
I'm new to Access 2007 and I'm sure this is easily sorted and I'm just being
All of my forms and reports are maximised across the entire screen and there
isn't a button to minimise them. I want to view them at the actual size that
I've specified in their design, in their own window. Any ideas??
That is called the new Tabbed format. To change it to what you are used to,
take a look at my little quick tutorial here:
Access World Forums...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...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
<email@example.com...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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Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
> Dose anyone know how to plot a stock chart and a...Numeric Column Notation in EXCEL 2007
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...Outlook is "always on top"
My Outlook 03 is all of the sudden "always on top". Meaning that I have to
minimize Outlook to see any of my other programs on my desk top, as it does
not go behind them as it usually would. I am sure I have bumped a setting
somewhere to make it do this. Does anyone know where that setting is so I can
change it back?
On 3/22/2010 8:08 PM, Raindance wrote:
> My Outlook 03 is all of the sudden "always on top". Meaning that I have to
> minimize Outlook to see any of my other programs on my desk top, as it does
> not go behind them as it usually would. I 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...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 ...In icon view ListCtrl,how to display 5 rows text per item?
In general,ListCtrl of icon view can display only 2 rows of text per
item(the remaining will display in "..."),but now i want to display 5
rows,how can i do that?
I believe you will have to resort to owner drawing the items.
"yangxiaoxiang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> In general,ListCtrl of icon view can display only 2 rows of text per
> item(the remaining will display in "..."),but now i want to display 5
> rows,how can i do that?
T...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,...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 ...Display Internet Headers
Hi: When I try to view internet headers of my email by
doing the view/options/ the "internet header" field is
blank and not "active"[grayed out so to speak].
I would like to be able to view internet headers of my
eMail. Idea of what I'm doing wrong to make this function?
thank you much.
This usually happens in an Exchange organization. Where is the mail being
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