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" <email@example.com> 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
...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...View original Excel after saving over it
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...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.
I need a macro that help me to transfer name and address information from an
specific table in excel to a template in words on specific areas and then
print the word document.
The reason for this is that i need to create diferents letters to be sent to
the customers from the excel table.
Example of the table is:
soc seg, customer name, child name, customer code, add 1 , add2, city,
estate, zip code. all this information will be paste on word letter template
on specific areas or fields.
IMHO the best approach would be to set up a mail merge documen...Excel fun patch
Excel fun patch, have you see it?
Sometimes when I receive excel attachments in my email (outlook 2003) they
have a row height of 409.5 when I open them. I have to highlight the whole
sheet and change the row height before I am able to view the data. This does
not happen all the time and not from any particular person. I can forward
the email to another machine with excel 2003 and they open it with no
problem. I have downloaded all the patches and updates that I can find and
still no help. This is just an annoying quirk that is driving me nuts. Does
anyone have any ideas? TIA
How about a couple of silly guesses that might t...Need macro help to close excel
I have created a button in Access2000 that opens an Excel Spreadsheet. What
I need now is assit in closing excel upon completion. I can get an excel
macro to save my file and close the worksheet, but it is not closing excel
entirely. I'm on project with this employer and could use a response today
to fix this before I leave. Thanks much to any and all. My macro is as
' SaveClose Macro
' Macro recorded 9/27/2004 by cdjohnso
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+C
ActiveWorkb...Excel Text Function (Right, Left)
My sheet has columns like this
1. 63mmx 4kg
2. 75mmx 4kg SWR
How can i detect that if a1:a2 is right,3 "swr", that it should be returned
3 otherwise 6.
How can i add =right function with conditional formula.
Rao Ratan singh
fill down your column (move cursor over bottom right hand corner of the cell
when you see a +, double click)
check out www.hcts.net.au/tipsandtricks.htm
....well i'm working on it anyway
"Rao Ratan Singh" <RaoRatanSingh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:D...copy chart from Excel to Powerpoint
I am trying to copy a chart from Excel to Powerpoint, but the button is
grayed out and it won't let me copy it.
You can convert the chart to a GIF (a picture) with my Excel Objects converter.
> I am trying to copy a chart from Excel to Powerpoint, but the button is
> grayed out and it won't let me copy it.
...Help! charts disappearing, new charts crashing powerpoint
When i open a presentation the charts vanish...i have restarted, they come
back. I try to edit a chart, and it crashes powerpoint after a few clicks.
What can I do...whole afternoon going crazy!
If you are using v 2007 there is a hotfix which is meant to cure some chart
john ATSIGN PPTAlchemy.co.uk
Free PPT Hints, Tips and Tutorials
> When i open a pres...Updating External Links Excel 2000 vs 2002/2003
I have a situation where I'm using Excel 2000 with a
workbook containing references to another workbook. When
opening the first workbook & the second workbook is not
available, you can say "no" to the update external links,
and still see all values as they were when the first
workbook was last closed.
However, when the same workbook is opened in Excel 2002 or
2003, the external links specified only as a cell reference
show the proper data (e.g, =wbkname!E1), but when they are
Excel formulae (specifically a SUMIF), I'm getting a #VALUE!
error in the pertinent cells