Does anyone know if there is a way to create a pyramid chart with altered
shape to reflect unbalanced info. My chart will represent company
organization which has too many middle management positions. So the typical
pyramid does not illustrate. I want the graphic to show more of a rocket
ship - top portion normal pyramid, middle more tubular and flair out at the
bottom. Any suggestions?
Can't you just use a bar chart? People will tend to focus on the fancy
shape, and wonder how you made it, and forget the data it's supposedly
----...printing on 11 x 17 wide printer
We have a HP1220c which allows us to print 11 X 17 .
I am trying to print a 5 page excel spreadsheet which I can print with no
problem on an HP2200.
The problem is it will not print page 1 but 2-5 print ok.
Any ideas on what causes this problem?
The One Source Resource
Can I use a chart to show the ratio of overdue invoice:paid invoices:not paid
(but not overdue)?
...chart in excel like google finance chart
I've been playing around with google finance and am wondering if a
chart like that can be implemented in excel. Some of the features I'm
very interested in is the ability to be able to select a time window
and chart the trend. I need to create a chart that is basically
identical to the google and yahoo finance charts. Is this possible at
all in excel or is this an impossible task and I should look
elsewhere. If impossible what are some suggestions for accomplishing
Can you post back with the chart you have in mind? More than likely you can
create the chart in Exc...chart #12
I remember 2 years back i have done this type of chart from Scenarios or
goal seek not excatly rem, but now i forget.. i want to do the chart in excel
2007.. Here is the story.. I had data for 3 different regions i.e east, west,
central on different tab. On the 1st sheet i want to display one single chart
(rest of the 3 tabs data) with the radio button 1 - East, 2-West, 3-Central.
When i click on 1st radio button i.e east the chart should be display with
the details from east, when i click on the radio button for West - the chart
should be displayed for West and the same should be...Chart mm:ss
I am trying to chart minutes and seconds in a graph. I
have the cells formatted as mm:ss. When I look at the
data table it is showing my entries as 00:00. For example
in cell C3 I have ":03" and in the data table it is 00:00,
therefore not creating a bar on my bar graph. If I format
the cell as text it still displays 0 in the data table.
Actually if its minutes and seconds try 00:00:03
> This still displays a 0 value in the data table, therfore
> not giving me a bar for the bar chart.
>>-----Origina...How do I print graphs poster size (4
In my previous version of Excel I could print graphs in what I think was
called "poster". It would print 4 panels on 8 1/2 x 11 that could be
connected together to make a poster size graph. It would print dotted lines
and solid lines and told where to cut and paste. I cannot find how to do that
now that we have upgraded to Excel 2002.
The capability that you describe would be really neat to have but AFAIK
no version of XL has ever supported it. You must have had some special
third party program or add-in. Of course, such a capability might be
feature of your printer (driver...How can I set up a program 8 by 11 folding the sheet in quarters
I am trying to print a church progam with one sheet of paper making four
pages by folding the sheet in quarters. I have not figured out how to set
this up with pubisher.
> I am trying to print a church progam with one sheet of
> paper making four pages by folding the sheet in quarters.
> I have not figured out how to set this up with pubisher.
This may be what you are seeking.
Go to...Blank Publications /
Side Fold Card or Top Fold Card.
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H...Control charting #2
How did I build a true control chart that has the mean in the middle, the
control limits; mean +-2(stdev) and mean +-3(stdev), see
below. I have attempted to use both scatter and line charts and then
manipulate the axis, but that only works for the X and Y axis and does not
give me the mean line or control limits on the right. Ideas? I'm sure that
I'm making this more difficult than I need....
Day # treated
Than...Print Chart in Shared Workbook
I have a Chart on one of my sheets and when my workbook is shared, I cannot
select it it and print it. Can someone tell me how to do ??
One of the features that's listed in help as unavailable with shared workbooks
is the ability to change charts.
Even though I couldn't select the chart itself, I could print the worksheet that
it was on.
If you really just want to print the chart (and none of the cells surrounding
the chart), maybe you could plop it (or a copy of it) onto a chart sheet--and
> I have a Chart on...Excel Charts and time values
I am trying to create an excel chart to plot times. The Y axis needs to go
from 9pm (bottom) up to 11am. The X axis should be dates. I can get this
far but the chart will not plot anytime 12am - 11am. It will only plot 9pm -
11:59pm. Does anyone know how to make this work? Thank you!
Excel treats time as a fraction, the portion of a day. The date is the whole
number part of a value.
Even though 1 am is two hours after 11 pm, it has a value much smaller. To
make this work you should either use a date and time, or add 1 to the times
equal to or after midnight.
Jon Pe...Getting Trend Line Info from Chart
I am creating a manpower report and updating learning curve charts for a
decision making tool through VBA. The issue I am having is the trend line
(Power) in the charts gives me the output I need but I cannot figure out how
to pull the values I want into the spreadsheet. I have tried a couple of
functions but have come up empty handed. The RSQ function is not multilinear.
Does anyone know the formula for a power trend line? For example out of 100
samples I get the following info:
y = 1.5326x0.0657
R2 = 0.5744
Thank you in advance for any asssistance.
Message posted via Offi...Problem with Chart drawing blank cells as zero
I am currently trying to create an excel line chart showing cumulative
baseline vs Cumulative Actual vs forecast actual lines (the forecast line is
a continuation of the Actual to date line) which I have done - but am trying
to automate it so it is 'more user friendly' and can be created at the touch
of a macro.
The problem I am having is that one of the formulae i am using looks up a
date in the timescale and if it is in the future I want it to leave the cell
bank (using the "" option" - problem is the chart then decides this is not a
blank cell it is a zero ...Controlling excel chart axis
I have automated plotting of charts of date v/s speed recorded on a
particular day with date on the x-axis and speed on the y-axis for each car
that is being tested say Focus, Escort and Ikon. The graph gets displayed
properly for the first data selected
(say Focus) from a combo box. Now, for the other selection, the graph axis
are getting reversed i.e date is getting plotted on the y-axis and speed on
the x-axis !
Is there some why to control this ?
I’m using Excel with VBA.
Is it still the same type of chart? You must somehow be mixing up Values and XValues
for ...Multiple Charts within 1 Chart Sheet
How can I place 2,3, or 4 charts within 1 chart sheet? I'd prefer not to use the embedded chart approach. Thanks.
They will be embedded, but in the chart sheet, not in a work sheet.
Select a blank cell that is itself surrounded by blank cells, and press
the F11 key to make a blank chart sheet. Now make the charts you want to
place on the chart sheet, and in the last step of the wizard, Location,
select As Object In and choose the chart sheet from the drop down list.
To move an existing chart, right click on it, choose Location from the
pop up menu, and choose As Object In and select the ...Marginal Abatement Cost
I want to create a marginal abatement cost (MAC) column chart in Excel 2003.
The data I am using is sorted for cost ($/tonne/year). Then I have a
marginal abatement (tonnes of CO2-e) and cumulative marginal abatement (also
tonnes of CO2-e).
On the x axis I will have cost.
The y axis shall be marginal abatement, the width of the columns shall
represent the marginal abatement, and their location on the axis will be
determined by the cumulative marginal abatement. Since the data is sorted for
cost, the chart shall show increasing cost with an increasing cumulative
...How do you format each pie chart segment with different fills
You have to select the individual slice.
Click once to select the pie.
Click again to select the slice.
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
THANKS! I was having the exact same problem!
"Andy Pope" wrote:
> You have to select the individual slice.
> Click once to select the pie.
> Click again to select the slice.
> clueless wrote:
> Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
...Bar Chart depicting the "percentage of another percentage(less than 100)"
I am trying to figure out how to create a progress chart that include
The first values (78%, 61%, 0%, 11%) represent the percentage o
The second values (50%, 17%, 0%, 40%) represent the percentage o
reports submitted that are complete.
Does anyone know how to represent his on a graph
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Al ...Templates #11
We have standard calculation document templates set up on a network drive that can be seen when clickinh 'new/ templates on my machine', however, whilst I can see the files and click on them, they just won't open as worksheets (reverting to the blank screen only).
> We have standard calculation document templates set up on a network drive
> that can be seen when clickinh 'new/ templates on my machine', however,
> whilst I can see the files and click on them, they just won't open as worksheets
> (reverting to the blank screen only).
If y...Copy Data From Chart to Chart #4
I have to create separate charts for ten employees. I want to have all the data on one sheet tab. Create the chart on another tab for employee 1, format the chart the way I want and be able to add the data for employee 2, 3, 4, etc. to each tab, using the same format for chart 1 so they all match. So there should be one tab for raw data and 10 tabs for each employee. I’m using Excel 2000
Please stop reposting and read the responses you've already received.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
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http://Peltie...How do I chart two separate sets of x and corresponding y values .
I would like to chart two sets of x and y values with each set of x values
corresponding to its own set of dependant y values. The two sets of x values
for the ordinate are entirely different. It seems like I can only chart two
sets of data on the same graph with the same values for x and two separate
sets of dependant values for y. Is there any way possible to get around this
Select your first set of X&Y data, Insert/ Chart (Chart type XY, & choose an
appropriate sub-type)/ other options as appropriate.
Now select your second set of X&Y data, Copy, select your c...Bar Chart based on report calculations...
I am using Access 2002. I have a query with one field called
txtUsedKnowledge that has four possible responses. They are Never, Small
Extent, Moderate Extent and Great Extent.
I did many calculations with these including counting them individually and
getting the percent for each one based on the over all count. Now I would
like to create a bar chart with the four responses listed that will update
each time it's run.
I created the chart but have to type in the figures for each response
myself. Since the calculations are done on the report and not in the query
is the...Export Campaign Acitivites to a timeline/Gnatt chart
One of our prospects came up with a good question... They want to be able to
take a marketing campaign's planning activities and campaign activities and
be able to produce a timeline/gnatt chart for their board meetings.
I assume we have to export then maybe upload into MS Project?
Any suggestions of how this can be done?
One way to achieve this would be to have code read the crm data then export
to an mpx file which can be read in project. You are the first person who
has requested this type of functionality on this group.
Has anyone encountered this? TIA - Bob
Dim rPatterns As Range
Dim iSeries As Long
Dim rSeries As Range
Set rPatterns = ActiveSheet.Range("A1:H66")
With ActiveSheet.ChartObjects("Chart 1").Chart
For iSeries = 1 To .SeriesCollection.Count
Set rSeries = rPatterns.Find(What:=.SeriesCollection(iSeries).Name)
If Not rSeries Is Nothing Then
'Gets near end of the SeriesCollection (56th of 66) & doesn't assign
En...I need to chart some data points!
I am trying to chart two columns from a .csv file. In the Chart Wizard.
When it gets to the Data Range, the field is blank. So I high lite the two
columns again, and try to hit next button. Microsoft excel says, "A formula
in this worksheet contains one or more invalid references. Verify that
formulas contain a valid path, workbook, range name, and cell reference. It
won't chart my data. What should I do? Is it 2003 excel fault?
If I try to chart a .xml file with the same steps and it works. Also out of
the high lited columns; Data Range field is already filled in corre...