How to select series in chart?
I know I asked this question before, but (sigh) I cannot find the
answer now, when I need it of course.
How can I select a series in an Excel chart (XY Scatter) using the
keyboard, not the mouse?
The issue is: I have overlapping series, so it is difficult for me to
select a series by moving the mouse cursor to a point in one series and
right-clicking it, as I normally do.
Someone once mentioned a ctrl and/or shift key combination (I think)
that would allow me to select each series explicit in round-robin
fashion. That is what I am looking for again.
More generally, how could I have found...double clicking and draging a column in a chart to chg data
in Excel 2003, double clicking on a column in a chart and then dragging the
column up or down would change the data in a table upon which the chart
How does one do this in excel 2007?
That feature has been removed in 2007, there is no way to do it.
If this helps, click the Yes button.
"Tom of inns" wrote:
> in Excel 2003, double clicking on a column in a chart and then dragging the
> column up or down would change the data in a table upon which the chart
> How does one do this in excel 2007?
&g...number rounding in MS Excel
This may have been answered many times.
In MS EXCEL is there a way that it calculates all numbers to 2 decimal
digit accuracy instead of the 15 digit default?
Thanks in advance for the answer.
You can set your decimal places in your cells as 2 and then check Precision
As Displayed on the Tools / Options / Calculation page. Be careful though,
it means what it says!!
"mahusain" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> This may have been answered many times.
> In MS EXCEL is ther...Linking a Chart with graphics to ppt
when I create a chart with scatters, which carry graphics like
and link this to Powerpoint, the graphics are shown there in a very low
quality with large pixels.
Any ideas how to improve this?
Thanks in advance,
...chart MAcro to change on activecell
Here is the macro below.. The only problem is that the columns change every
month. so range (columns)keeps widening.... I have sorted it by selecting
range upto column N. so it is provided for all 12 months.
But now the "Grand total" column which is always the last column also gets
included..(.which shouldnt be included in the range for the chart)
Is there a way to modify this macro ?
Dim ThechartObj As ChartObject
Dim Thechart As Chart
Dim Userrow As Long
Dim CatTitles As Range
Dim SrcRange As Range
Dim SourceData As Range
If Sheets("summary").Ch...Multiple stacked bar charts
I have a project where i have to chart the compliance of three groups over a
number of months. So for each data set there is a Compliance#1 stacked upon
NonCompliance#1, then Compliance#2 stacked upon NonCompliance#2 and finally,
you guessed it, Compliance#3 stacked upon NonCompliance#3.
When i design a chart in excel it wants to place everything on top of each
other producing one column of six not the required three columns of two for
each week in the display. Can anyone point me i the right direction for
you can achieve this effect by having two layers in your x axis
the at...transparent areas in charts?
How do you create transparent areas in imbedded charts? (for Excel 2003).
When I click on "Format Chart area", then "Fill effects", there is a place
where you can change the transparency settings, but it is faded out and will
not work. Any Ideas?
You can make most elements totally transparent. Ignore the transparency
button, which is only for decoration. Instead, if you set an element's area
to none, the element will be transparent.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech....printing 2 charts on single page
Using Excel 2k, Win 2k
I was trying to print to line charts on a single page to demonstrate the
corelation between the two data sets.
I would like to print in portait mode with one chart on top of page and one
on bottom. Excel only seems to offer putting chart 2 on a separate page or
embedding it in chart one.
I am not very familiar with excel charting capabilites can anyone suggest a
...Macro Help 11-24-09
I have one workbook of data (1 tab) that has data for 20 different Sales Reps
(different names). I need to copy all data for "Rep A" into a separate
worksheet, and same for "Rep B" and so on. At the end I would have 1 tab for
all data and 20 tabs with the data for each rep. Basically, I need to copy
and paste each rep data into a new worksheet within the same workbook but
didn't want to do it manually. I hope this makes sense.
See Ron de Bruin's site for code.
Also check out his easyfilter add-in.
I have a GP 10.0 client that needs to extend the Inventory Item Maintenance
Description field even further than it is now.
The keyable length of this field is 100. They need to see a length of at
least 125 characters. And, they want to see this "bad boy" all on the Item
Can Modifier with VBA accomplish this?
You can use the modifier & VBA with the DUOS to extend fields. There are
1) As you cannot change the table structures, this method does not work for
the primary key field.
2) If you use thi...SpreadSheetML (XML for Excel)
A client of mine has Office X for Mac. I am wondering if this edition
of Excel supports SpreadSheetML. I have heard that it also support the
new Open XML formats (same as Office 11). Does anyone know if either of
these statements is accurate?
Thanks in advance,
I believe that both statements are wrong.
The XML converter for Office Next on the Mac has not yet been developed.
It's not likely to come until after the PC Office team ships their product
to retail -- until they stop CHANGING the thing :-)
My guess is that the converter won't appear until sometime...Public Folder link to Excel File
I have a user that claims that he had a shortcut to a spreadsheet "in
his public folders" at his old job. Obviously, he's an end user that
may or may not know what he's talking about.... I'm trying to figure
out the best way to accomodate him.
He basically wants an Excel file stored on a shared folder to be
available to all user as either a shortcut, or a link in the public
folders (can't post to a folder as he will be updating the sheet
regularly). When a user clicks on the shortcut/link, it would just
launch Excel and display the file.
Anybody have any ideas...Filters in Excel 2003
I am using Filters in Excel 2003.
Every cell in sheet B is linked to every cell in sheet A. That way I
can alter data in B without corrupting the original data in A. I then
highlight the cells in B that I want to assign a filter to and select
Advanced Filter. I have no criteria so I do not set that. I click OK.
I then select Filter again and this time select Auto Filter. Drop
down arrows appear at the top of my columns. Great, no problems so
far, I then select from the drop down list the criteria that I want to
filter. Again no problems, my list filters correctly.
But once I have do...Excel Opens Without Displaying Workbook
I am having issues with opening an Excel file. The file opens, but the workbook is not displayed. I tried the resolution in the article XL97: Excel Opens Without Displaying Workbook (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;158996&Product=xlw97), but neither of the resolutions fixed the problem. Any suggestions??
Are you using Excel 97?
Fort Collins, CO
>I am having issues with opening an Excel file. The file
opens, but the workbook is not displayed. I tried the
resolution in the article XL97: Excel Opens Without
Di...Macro for Sharepoint List and another Table?? Same # records?
I am creating a database which we have a form made up of prepopulated data
(from a sharepoint list) and also data input needed by a user (for example,
I have two tables: one sharepoint list that is linked to sharepoint website
and another table that houses the additional user inputs [table 2]. I have
linked the files based on the primary key. So, every record in my table 2
has a plus sign and it will expand and you will see the linked data from the
Is there a way that I can automatically create a record for every
corresponding record ...Modifying user defined data type
How can I modify a user defined data type which is assigned to several
fields across db?
You can't, I'm afraid.
Tibor Karaszi, SQL Server MVP
"John" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> How can I modify a user defined data type which is assigned to several
> fields across db?
Basically, what Tibor...Letter Writing assitant to be used with Prospects
Would like to see Letter Writing Assitant to be extended to be used with
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Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
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In error, i hit save instead of save as. I'd like to view the original
documents contents. is this at all possible. i use windows xp. excel 2003
Not very likely.
Try a Google search action if you haven't already, but I think it's
This underscores the importance of backups.
http://www.wimgielis.be = Excel/VBA, soccer and music
> In error, i hit save instead of save as. I'd like to view the original
> documents contents. is this at all possible. i use windows xp. excel 2003
In article <C2A3F0E7-24E0-43A5-809A-ECA719...printing imported gif files in Excel
When printing gif file with transparent background on the
grey(25%) background of Excel non-transparent part of the
picture has white border around it. Is there any way to
Thank you in advance...
I am working on a spreadsheet for work where it will calculate commissions to
be earned based on my sales. There is a table that I have to use to determine
what the percentage would be, how would I write an equation for that. For
example, the equation would have to say: if say D3 was = or < than %, use
cell# whatever and then have a sum in there. The table is on another sheet in
the document so that would have to be there too.
Basically, the way that my commissions are calculated is that we have to
take what I sold in any given month and find out what percentage of my yearly
plan i...Some Excel formatting functions taking a long time to work #2
Excel 2000 SP3
When I use some formatting functions for the first time in a
session, such as bold, increasing font size etc, it takes up to 30
seconds to work. Meantime Excel is locked up until it completes that
formatting call. I suspect faulty DLL?
Has anyone experienced this? How to fix (other than a complete re-
Any advice appreciated.
On Nov 5, 8:39=A0am, Piri <wiremu.pare...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Excel 2000 SP3
> When I use some formatting functions for the first time in a
> session, such as bold, increasing font size etc, it takes =A0up to 30
> secon...Macro to seperate data
I seem to be struggling to find a macro that will work in previous threads.
In sheet 1 is a list of data in columns A:N and the number of rows will
vary. It is a list of sales with each sale record ocuppying one row. The
salesperson's name is in column C and each salesperson will have multiple
What I am trying to do is create a seperate summary sheet in the workbook
for each salesperson. Therefore sheets 2 to 20 are templates that already
exist with a different salesperson's name entered into cell C3 on each of
I am trying to find a macro that ...How to unlock locked cells by MACRO?!
I have locked Sheet and I need to change particular cells. But when my
macro wants to change it => ERROR :/
Is there any way to unprotect these particulary cells by macro and
change them? - after that action, of course, I want to lock them again.
Please help me, Pedro
Just unprotect the sheet, do the work, and reprotect the sheet. Kind of like:
'your code to change stuff
Petr N�me�ek wrote:
> I have locked Sheet and I need to change particular cells. But when m...How to save Japanese characters in CSV format of Excel ?
I would like to know, how to save the Doubly-Byte characters.For example,
Japanese in CSV of Excel.Here are the steps, I tried.
1. Open Excel
2. Copy pasted the Japanese charactesrs in a cell.It is displaying the
3. Save as CSV(Comma seperated file)
It is saving as ??????.
Thanks in advance for the info.
...how to make macro work even a sheet is hidden.
I have macro assigned to a button in Sheet 1 which goes to sheet 2.
Press a button to Refresh and then PRINT preview
It does work in normal state.
I do not want the user to see the Sheet 2. I hid sheets from
but the macro is not working when sheet 2 is hidden.
how to overcome this error
"can't execute code in break mode"
the macro code is
Application.Run "'Latest 2009Payslip.xls'!Sheet2.HURows"