#### Scatter Chart w/ Lines limit?

```I have a scatter chart with 6 different series, one for each day of the week
( minus sunday) each one list the amount of customers help in my shop on each
individual day. However after the 11 day, it seems I can not add anymore
dates.

Why can I add more data?

Maurolava
```
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1/29/2009 3:53:00 PM
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```In general the limits are generous: 32,000 points per series, a total of
256,000 points per chart.

Your limit may be due to adding one point at a time using the Ctrl key to
select individual cells. This produces a large series formula, because each

The solution is to place your data in contiguous ranges, so you only need to
select a rectangle that includes all of the data.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
_______

"Maurolava" <Maurolava@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3F647175-93A2-48F6-BF32-A6BFCC06FA98@microsoft.com...
>I have a scatter chart with 6 different series, one for each day of the
>week
> ( minus sunday) each one list the amount of customers help in my shop on
> each
> individual day. However after the 11 day, it seems I can not add anymore
> dates.
>
> Why can I add more data?
>
>
> Maurolava

```
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jonxlmvpNO (4558)
1/29/2009 4:18:13 PM
```Thank you Jon,

How can I do that in an efficient way? What formula can I use that will look
up for all the number for Monday, plotted in a continuous column?

Once again, thank you in advance,

Maurolava

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

> In general the limits are generous: 32,000 points per series, a total of
> 256,000 points per chart.
>
> Your limit may be due to adding one point at a time using the Ctrl key to
> select individual cells. This produces a large series formula, because each
> cell has its address (including worksheet name) added to the formula.
>
> The solution is to place your data in contiguous ranges, so you only need to
> select a rectangle that includes all of the data.
>
> - Jon
> -------
> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
> _______
>
>
> "Maurolava" <Maurolava@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:3F647175-93A2-48F6-BF32-A6BFCC06FA98@microsoft.com...
> >I have a scatter chart with 6 different series, one for each day of the
> >week
> > ( minus sunday) each one list the amount of customers help in my shop on
> > each
> > individual day. However after the 11 day, it seems I can not add anymore
> > dates.
> >
> > Why can I add more data?
> >
> > Thank you in advance,
> >
> > Maurolava
>
>
>
```
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Maurolava (2)
1/29/2009 5:03:00 PM
```You could filter the data. You could use a pivot table to extract days of
the week.

You could use a formula that picks every seventh item from a column,
something like this:

Range of data: A2:A200
First Monday: A3
Range of output (for plotting): D2:D30
First formula:
=offset(A\$3,(row()-row(D\$2))*7,0)

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
_______

"Maurolava" <Maurolava@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:11C4766C-382C-4A18-B840-07B76F3425E1@microsoft.com...
> Thank you Jon,
>
> How can I do that in an efficient way? What formula can I use that will
> look
> up for all the number for Monday, plotted in a continuous column?
>
> Once again, thank you in advance,
>
> Maurolava
>
> "Jon Peltier" wrote:
>
>> In general the limits are generous: 32,000 points per series, a total of
>> 256,000 points per chart.
>>
>> Your limit may be due to adding one point at a time using the Ctrl key to
>> select individual cells. This produces a large series formula, because
>> each
>> cell has its address (including worksheet name) added to the formula.
>>
>> The solution is to place your data in contiguous ranges, so you only need
>> to
>> select a rectangle that includes all of the data.
>>
>> - Jon
>> -------
>> Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
>> Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
>> http://PeltierTech.com/WordPress/
>> _______
>>
>>
>> "Maurolava" <Maurolava@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:3F647175-93A2-48F6-BF32-A6BFCC06FA98@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a scatter chart with 6 different series, one for each day of the
>> >week
>> > ( minus sunday) each one list the amount of customers help in my shop
>> > on
>> > each
>> > individual day. However after the 11 day, it seems I can not add
>> > anymore
>> > dates.
>> >
>> > Why can I add more data?
>> >
>> > Thank you in advance,
>> >
>> > Maurolava
>>
>>
>>

```
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jonxlmvpNO (4558)
1/29/2009 9:23:18 PM

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