#### Y-Axis maximum based on data range

```How can I make Excel to choose the maximum value on the Y-
axis to chart to be based on the maximum value in the data
range? In other words, if the maximum value in my data
range (for Y-axis) is 14%, then I want the Y-axis maximum
value to be automatically set at 14% on the chart. Again,
since the values in the data range may change, I want the
maximum value to be chosen dynamically.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jay
```
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anonymous (74723)
1/13/2004 5:19:50 PM
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```Hi Jay

have a look at
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ConditionalChart1.html

Frank

Jay wrote:
> How can I make Excel to choose the maximum value on the Y-
> axis to chart to be based on the maximum value in the data
> range? In other words, if the maximum value in my data
> range (for Y-axis) is 14%, then I want the Y-axis maximum
> value to be automatically set at 14% on the chart. Again,
> since the values in the data range may change, I want the
> maximum value to be chosen dynamically.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Jay

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
1/13/2004 5:26:50 PM
```The only way to change the min/max values of a chart automatically is
with a programmatic solution.  Search the google.com archives of this
newsgroup for code on the subject.  For a readymade solution, check the
'AutoChart Manager' add-in, available from my web site.

--
Regards,

Tushar Mehta, MS MVP -- Excel
www.tushar-mehta.com
Excel, PowerPoint, and VBA add-ins, tutorials
Custom MS Office productivity solutions

In article <021001c3d9f9\$73a652f0\$a101280a@phx.gbl>,
anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com says...
> How can I make Excel to choose the maximum value on the Y-
> axis to chart to be based on the maximum value in the data
> range? In other words, if the maximum value in my data
> range (for Y-axis) is 14%, then I want the Y-axis maximum
> value to be automatically set at 14% on the chart. Again,
> since the values in the data range may change, I want the
> maximum value to be chosen dynamically.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Jay
>
```
 0
1/13/2004 7:53:25 PM
```Actually, that page won't help, but this one describes the process which

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
http://PeltierTech.com/Excel/Charts/
_______

Frank Kabel wrote:
> Hi Jay
>
> have a look at
> http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ConditionalChart1.html
>
> Frank
>
> Jay wrote:
>
>>How can I make Excel to choose the maximum value on the Y-
>>axis to chart to be based on the maximum value in the data
>>range? In other words, if the maximum value in my data
>>range (for Y-axis) is 14%, then I want the Y-axis maximum
>>value to be automatically set at 14% on the chart. Again,
>>since the values in the data range may change, I want the
>>maximum value to be chosen dynamically.
>>
>>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Jay
>
>
>

```
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1/14/2004 6:18:52 PM

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