#### Making Equal Spacing between --> X-Axis = Y-Axis, in a char

Hi,

I'm trying to plot a simple x, y chart (using a scatter chart) and I can't
figure out how to control the chart so that the X-axis spacing is equal to
the Y-axis spacing.

Excel (I'm using 2007) usually draws the chart so that the X-Axis is longer
than the Y-Axis. And what I'd like is to have them be the same.

Is there a setting (or work-around) somewhere that restricts, or links the
spacing between these two Axis so that they plot on the same scale and
distance?

I'm trying to study and create a few cross sections for a Kayak Design and I
can't afford to have much distortion in the grid pattern.

Thanks So Much for any Help,

Jim

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Hi,

Maybe this will help
http://www.andypope.info/charts/SetSquareAxis.htm

Cheers
Andy

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Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info
"Jim D." <JimD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8CDEDF9D-EDDC-4D93-A7F7-C7F4C5D37ED9@microsoft.com...
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to plot a simple x, y chart (using a scatter chart) and I can't
> figure out how to control the chart so that the X-axis spacing is equal to
> the Y-axis spacing.
>
> Excel (I'm using 2007) usually draws the chart so that the X-Axis is
> longer
> than the Y-Axis. And what I'd like is to have them be the same.
>
> Is there a setting (or work-around) somewhere that restricts, or links the
> spacing between these two Axis so that they plot on the same scale and
> distance?
>
>
> I'm trying to study and create a few cross sections for a Kayak Design and
> I
> can't afford to have much distortion in the grid pattern.
>
>
> Thanks So Much for any Help,
>
> Jim
>
>
>

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andy9699 (3616)
8/21/2009 8:01:29 AM

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