#### Indexing Values to Same Starting Point for Relative Return Chart

```Hello all,

I'm have a sheet full of data for various securities that is sorted b
date.  I can chart the values by date just fine, but I'm hoping t
create a chart where each series is indexed to the same point and the
the chart will show percentage changes.  For instance, if A is at 30
and B is at 40 on January 1st, then in my chart I want them both t
start at 100.  So if A falls to 150 and B moves up to 80, then I woul
want the chart to show them moving to 50 and 200, respectively.

Do I have to manipulate the data in another sheet first, or is there
way to do it with the charting tools?  I have another problem tha
would make manipulating the data hard, which I will post next

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```> Do I have to manipulate the data in another sheet first?

Yes.

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>
> Hello all,
>
> I'm have a sheet full of data for various securities that is sorted by
> date.  I can chart the values by date just fine, but I'm hoping to
> create a chart where each series is indexed to the same point and then
> the chart will show percentage changes.  For instance, if A is at 300
> and B is at 40 on January 1st, then in my chart I want them both to
> start at 100.  So if A falls to 150 and B moves up to 80, then I would
> want the chart to show them moving to 50 and 200, respectively.
>
> Do I have to manipulate the data in another sheet first, or is there a
> way to do it with the charting tools?  I have another problem that
> would make manipulating the data hard, which I will post next.
>
>
> --
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