#### Chart to show response to a question. One of answer 15 choices.

```I know this will be simple but I can't figure it out. On a number of given
dates I ask how happy people are and get a number of responses between 1 and
15. I then need to plot the number of occurences of those individual respones
i.e. two people were 2, three people were 7 etc. I guess it might be a simple
X/Y but I just cannot fathom it out.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Regards, Nick.
```
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```Hi,

You need to create a summary table of possible responses and tally.

Assuming responses are in A1:A15

in B1:B5 are the value 1 to 5, which are the available responses.
in C1 use =COUNTIF(\$A\$1:\$A\$15,B1)
copy down thru C5

Now create a column chart on B1:C5

Cheers
Andy

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Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
http://www.andypope.info
"PirateSam" <PirateSam@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I know this will be simple but I can't figure it out. On a number of given
> dates I ask how happy people are and get a number of responses between 1
> and
> 15. I then need to plot the number of occurences of those individual
> respones
> i.e. two people were 2, three people were 7 etc. I guess it might be a
> simple
> X/Y but I just cannot fathom it out.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Regards, Nick.

```
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Andy
11/6/2009 3:28:32 PM
```You first need to generate the data. I.e., create either a PivotTable with
Chart (seems a bit overkills for this scenario) or use a few COUNTIF formulas
to determine how many people gave a particular response on each day. Then
plot the formulated data.
--
Best Regards,

Luke M
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"PirateSam" wrote:

> I know this will be simple but I can't figure it out. On a number of given
> dates I ask how happy people are and get a number of responses between 1 and
> 15. I then need to plot the number of occurences of those individual respones
> i.e. two people were 2, three people were 7 etc. I guess it might be a simple
> X/Y but I just cannot fathom it out.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Regards, Nick.
```
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Utf
11/9/2009 2:13:02 PM

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