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.?
-----------------------------------------------------...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...What in Office 2004 is worth the upgrade price from Office v.X?
Don't get me wrong... I like my Office v.X and I certainly appreciate
the fact that MS has the MacBU and is supporting MS Office products on
BUT, I have read the list of new features for Office 2004 and I don't
see anything compelling... The sort of thing that might have
attracted my interest would be VBA compatibility with the WindowsXP
versions of the Office suite... And the same sort of XML support as is
offered on the XP side. But my understanding is that neither is part
of the upgrade.
I presume a bunch of folks out there *are* upgrading... What are the
features you think...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 ...secondary axis problem with toolbar
could anyone help me?
I cannot understand why I cannot have in my toolbar : Format Data Series/
Axis, then select secondary axis?? I have excel 2003.
I cannot have the change to add a secondary axis....
...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...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 ...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)
...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
"jamesasmithsr" wrot...Excel Chart Source Data
Is it possible to update Excel Chart Source Data for Multiple Chart
where the ranges are exactly the same?
We have a large workbook containing 25 worksheets with charts that ar
linked to another Master Workbook.
The charts display data for a rolling 12 month timescale and so th
source data needs to be manually updated each month to reflect th
current rolling 12 month timescale e.g
May 2003 to April 2004 cell range A1:Z1 would need to be updated t
reflect June 2003 to May 2004 to B1:AA1
There are 100 charts so manually updating the Source Data is tim
consuming-as the cell references are the ...Refreshing Chart
I am using VBA code in Access to send revenue figures per month for th
year to Excel there is a chart which shows this information already i
Excel which just updates when the new information is sent. There i
also calculated fields in Excel which calculate the revenue by quarte
this is also graphed.
The problem is that although the quarterly data updates when ne
information is sent, the graph which plots it does not. I have trie
the .refresh command on the chart but this does nothing.
Can anyone suggest anything ?
~~ Messag...Charting Time Series Data
I want to replicate the graph format shown in the first graph of the
I think this format would work well for my purposes, though my data is
Campaign/ Tracking Period /Mail or Control/ Response Rate
Jan 30-days Mail 1.25%
Jan 30-days Control 0.15%
Jan 60-days Mail 2.39%
Jan 60-days Control 0.41%
Feb 30-days Mail 1.50%
Feb 30-days Control 0.25%
Feb 60-days Mail 3.71%
Feb 60-days Control 0.98%
I'd like to have "columns" of line graphs where each column ...Chart Callouts
Is it possible to insert a callout or other object into a chart and hav
it be linked to a particular point. i.e. I'd like to note certai
changes in a time based trend, and I'd like the callout to remai
linked to a point, so that when I update the trend monthly, it remain
attached to the point in the trend rather than just staying in the sam
Is this possible? Help would be greatly appreciated
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View th...Excel 2007 hangs while loading chart
I have a sheet with 20000 rows and 5 columns of data with just 2 simple
calculations in each row.
On a separate sheet is a chart that gets its data from the spreadsheet.
Whenever I change some data oin the spreadsheet and click on the chart's
tab, the program "hangs" for some 4 minutes. In XL 2003 it didn't do that.
Any idea what is going on? Thanks.
is it possible to create a chart using information from cells in a different
excel file from the same pc.
thanks for any help.
Probably the easiest way is to make a chart in the workbook the data lives in. Then cut it
and paste it into the second workbook. You should probably have the first one saved, if not
already. There's a charting newsgroup that's probably a better place for charting
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