#### Dynamic Charting Question

```I'm attempting to set up a dynamic chart.   So far, I've defined a name for
cells B33:M33 (using the following offset equation).
=OFFSET(Sheet1!\$B\$33,0,0,1,COUNTA(Sheet1!\$33:\$33)-1)

I'd like to be able to add more columns after M and the chart will
automatically pick it up.

We have a graph that currently includes B33:M33 as the X axis values for a
line chart.   How do I change the information in the chart to include the
determined dynamic range for X?

Barb Reinhardt

```
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```I've figured out what I need to edit to get the series to change, but is
there an easier way that editing each series?

"Barb Reinhardt" wrote:

> I'm attempting to set up a dynamic chart.   So far, I've defined a name for
> cells B33:M33 (using the following offset equation).
> =OFFSET(Sheet1!\$B\$33,0,0,1,COUNTA(Sheet1!\$33:\$33)-1)
>
> I'd like to be able to add more columns after M and the chart will
> automatically pick it up.
>
> We have a graph that currently includes B33:M33 as the X axis values for a
> line chart.   How do I change the information in the chart to include the
> determined dynamic range for X?
>
> Barb Reinhardt
>
>
```
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1/11/2006 2:21:05 PM
```I am not sure I understand the problem.  If you have a name, say XVals,
=SERIES(,{bookname}!XVals,{bookname}!YVals,...) then the series should
automatically expand as you add data in M, N,...

So, what am I missing?

--
Regards,

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

In article <81889D24-19D6-4425-ACDB-2F47FBCCCF73@microsoft.com>,
BarbReinhardt@discussions.microsoft.com says...
> I'm attempting to set up a dynamic chart.   So far, I've defined a name for
> cells B33:M33 (using the following offset equation).
> =OFFSET(Sheet1!\$B\$33,0,0,1,COUNTA(Sheet1!\$33:\$33)-1)
>
> I'd like to be able to add more columns after M and the chart will
> automatically pick it up.
>
> We have a graph that currently includes B33:M33 as the X axis values for a
> line chart.   How do I change the information in the chart to include the
> determined dynamic range for X?
>
> Barb Reinhardt
>
>
>
```
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1/11/2006 2:51:20 PM
```The series reads:

=SERIES(Sheet1!\$A\$42,Sheet1l!\$B\$33:\$M\$33,Sheet1!\$B\$42:\$M\$42,1)

I have XVals defined using the offset( ... ) formula currently as \$B\$33:M\$33
and YVals as \$B\$42:\$M\$42 using offset ()

Do I have to manually go into every series and change the values so that
they use XVals and YVals?

Thanks,
Barb Reinhardt
"Tushar Mehta" wrote:

> I am not sure I understand the problem.  If you have a name, say XVals,
> defined to be the OFFSET(...) formula and your series formula reads
> =SERIES(,{bookname}!XVals,{bookname}!YVals,...) then the series should
> automatically expand as you add data in M, N,...
>
> So, what am I missing?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Tushar Mehta
> www.tushar-mehta.com
> Excel, PowerPoint, and VBA add-ins, tutorials
> Custom MS Office productivity solutions
>
> In article <81889D24-19D6-4425-ACDB-2F47FBCCCF73@microsoft.com>,
> BarbReinhardt@discussions.microsoft.com says...
> > I'm attempting to set up a dynamic chart.   So far, I've defined a name for
> > cells B33:M33 (using the following offset equation).
> > =OFFSET(Sheet1!\$B\$33,0,0,1,COUNTA(Sheet1!\$33:\$33)-1)
> >
> > I'd like to be able to add more columns after M and the chart will
> > automatically pick it up.
> >
> > We have a graph that currently includes B33:M33 as the X axis values for a
> > line chart.   How do I change the information in the chart to include the
> > determined dynamic range for X?
> >
> > Barb Reinhardt
> >
> >
> >
>
```
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1/11/2006 3:02:04 PM
```On a one-time basis, yes.  Otherwise, XL has no way of making the
connections between the names and the series data.

--
Regards,

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

In article <F308F5C4-28DF-4D01-A1F8-FD2DFC8B7FF2@microsoft.com>,
BarbReinhardt@discussions.microsoft.com says...
>
> =SERIES(Sheet1!\$A\$42,Sheet1l!\$B\$33:\$M\$33,Sheet1!\$B\$42:\$M\$42,1)
>
> I have XVals defined using the offset( ... ) formula currently as \$B\$33:M\$33
> and YVals as \$B\$42:\$M\$42 using offset ()
>
> Do I have to manually go into every series and change the values so that
> they use XVals and YVals?
>
> Thanks,
> Barb Reinhardt
> "Tushar Mehta" wrote:
>
> > I am not sure I understand the problem.  If you have a name, say XVals,
> > defined to be the OFFSET(...) formula and your series formula reads
> > =SERIES(,{bookname}!XVals,{bookname}!YVals,...) then the series should
> > automatically expand as you add data in M, N,...
> >
> > So, what am I missing?
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> >
> > Tushar Mehta
> > www.tushar-mehta.com
> > Excel, PowerPoint, and VBA add-ins, tutorials
> > Custom MS Office productivity solutions
> >
> > In article <81889D24-19D6-4425-ACDB-2F47FBCCCF73@microsoft.com>,
> > BarbReinhardt@discussions.microsoft.com says...
> > > I'm attempting to set up a dynamic chart.   So far, I've defined a name for
> > > cells B33:M33 (using the following offset equation).
> > > =OFFSET(Sheet1!\$B\$33,0,0,1,COUNTA(Sheet1!\$33:\$33)-1)
> > >
> > > I'd like to be able to add more columns after M and the chart will
> > > automatically pick it up.
> > >
> > > We have a graph that currently includes B33:M33 as the X axis values for a
> > > line chart.   How do I change the information in the chart to include the
> > > determined dynamic range for X?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Barb Reinhardt
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
```
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1/11/2006 4:53:49 PM

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