log graph zero or negative values error

Hi,

Excel gives an error message when you try to plot a zero 
or negative number on a graph.  I am using a template, so 
I don't want to go through and manually remove the zero 
data every time. Is there any way to turn off the error 
message, it is getting VERY irritating.

Cheers,

Joyce
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[This followup was posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting with an 
email copy to Joyce.
Please use the newsgroup for further discussion.]

As far as I know, XL insists on complaining when one wants to plot
log(x) where x<=0, since that is no corresponding real mathematical 
value.

You could modify the template to replace the zeros with empty cells or 
if they are the result of a formulas, use NA() instead of 0 or "".

If you want to check past discussions on the subject, check the 
google.com archives of the XL NGs.  Something along the lines of 
http://www.google.com/groups?as_q=log%20error%
20suppress&safe=off&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&as_ugroup=*excel*&lr=&num=20
&hl=en
 
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Regards,

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

In article <056f01c34cb5$d42211e0$a301280a@phx.gbl>, jmcbeth@mizzou.edu 
says...
> Hi,
> 
> Excel gives an error message when you try to plot a zero 
> or negative number on a graph.  I am using a template, so 
> I don't want to go through and manually remove the zero 
> data every time. Is there any way to turn off the error 
> message, it is getting VERY irritating.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Joyce
> 
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ng_poster (159)
7/18/2003 2:53:04 PM
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