#### Percentage Column Charts

seems, but I cant figure it out! hopefully someone can help.

So I need to create a chart with 2 column...plan vs. actual. But I need each
of these bar columns to be separted by percentages of the categories that
make them up.
EX: I need to make a comparison on how big of a percentage the Labor part of
the Budget was when they planned and how it differs from the actual
execution.

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stacy05 (2)
8/17/2007 1:20:08 AM
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Stacked Column Graph
Set up as

labor
code  ACT PLAN
a         1    1
b         3    2
c         5    3
d         9    4

select series in "Rows"

"stacy05" wrote:

> HI!! I think I am thinking too much about this and it is easier than it
> seems, but I cant figure it out! hopefully someone can help.
>
> So I need to create a chart with 2 column...plan vs. actual. But I need each
> of these bar columns to be separted by percentages of the categories that
> make them up.
> EX: I need to make a comparison on how big of a percentage the Labor part of
> the Budget was when they planned and how it differs from the actual
> execution.
>
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LanceB (20)
8/17/2007 1:24:03 AM
Thanks! Is there a way to show the percntages, like in a pie chart?

"LanceB" wrote:

> Stacked Column Graph
> Set up as
>
> labor
> code  ACT PLAN
> a         1    1
> b         3    2
> c         5    3
> d         9    4
>
> select series in "Rows"
>
> "stacy05" wrote:
>
> > HI!! I think I am thinking too much about this and it is easier than it
> > seems, but I cant figure it out! hopefully someone can help.
> >
> > So I need to create a chart with 2 column...plan vs. actual. But I need each
> > of these bar columns to be separted by percentages of the categories that
> > make them up.
> > EX: I need to make a comparison on how big of a percentage the Labor part of
> > the Budget was when they planned and how it differs from the actual
> > execution.
> >
> > Thanks for your help!
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stacy05 (2)
8/20/2007 2:38:04 PM
Calculate your percentages in the worksheet, then use one of these utilities
to apply the calculations as data labels:

Rob Bovey's Chart Labeler, http://appspro.com
John Walkenbach's Chart Tools, http://j-walk.com

- Jon
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Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
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_______

"stacy05" <stacy05@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:41A3D2CB-903C-4605-82B1-BE435FCB7027@microsoft.com...
> Thanks! Is there a way to show the percntages, like in a pie chart?
>
> "LanceB" wrote:
>
>> Stacked Column Graph
>> Set up as
>>
>> labor
>> code  ACT PLAN
>> a         1    1
>> b         3    2
>> c         5    3
>> d         9    4
>>
>> select series in "Rows"
>>
>> "stacy05" wrote:
>>
>> > HI!! I think I am thinking too much about this and it is easier than it
>> > seems, but I cant figure it out! hopefully someone can help.
>> >
>> > So I need to create a chart with 2 column...plan vs. actual. But I need
>> > each
>> > of these bar columns to be separted by percentages of the categories
>> > that
>> > make them up.
>> > EX: I need to make a comparison on how big of a percentage the Labor
>> > part of
>> > the Budget was when they planned and how it differs from the actual
>> > execution.
>> >
>> > Thanks for your help!

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jonxlmvpNO (4558)
8/20/2007 6:12:18 PM

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