#### Not using zeros in graphing.

```I have a running workbook that has tons of information.  I have added a sum
page in order to have all the data summed up in one simple place.  I have
formulas that read back into the workbook to link to a cell.  Depending on
what moth it is, that cell could be empty as it is a yearly wookbook. For
example, if this is August, then there is information in the workbook up to
August, but none after.  With that said, the sum page has the #DIV/0! in the
cell which essentially equals zero.  I also have graphs that I have linked to
this sum page.  My problem is in order to keep the graphs up to date, I have
to physically go back to each graph and move the data range.  I do this
because if I select for example, January through December, the graph goes
along till I have no data and drops to zero in the line graphing.  How do I
prevent the graphs from using the zero(or the cell unless theres data there)
to graph with?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you.
```
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```Option 1: replace the formula that yields a error value to return a NA()
instead of the error.  For example, if you have =a1/b1, use =if(b1=0,na
(),a1/b1).

Option 2: adapt the ideas behind Dynamic Charts (http://www.tushar-
using COUNTA() use COUNTIF() or some such alternative to decide how many
cells to include in the plot.

--
Regards,

Tushar Mehta
www.tushar-mehta.com
+ Technology skills
Recipient Microsoft MVP award 2000-2005

royojaqual@discussions.microsoft.com says...
> I have a running workbook that has tons of information.  I have added a sum
> page in order to have all the data summed up in one simple place.  I have
> formulas that read back into the workbook to link to a cell.  Depending on
> what moth it is, that cell could be empty as it is a yearly wookbook. For
> example, if this is August, then there is information in the workbook up to
> August, but none after.  With that said, the sum page has the #DIV/0! in the
> cell which essentially equals zero.  I also have graphs that I have linked to
> this sum page.  My problem is in order to keep the graphs up to date, I have
> to physically go back to each graph and move the data range.  I do this
> because if I select for example, January through December, the graph goes
> along till I have no data and drops to zero in the line graphing.  How do I
> prevent the graphs from using the zero(or the cell unless theres data there)
> to graph with?
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Thank you.
>
```
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Tushar
8/4/2005 5:38:27 PM

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