Show growth in the bar chart

```Hi,

I would like to create a bar chart from the following data:

First period: 71
Second period: 110
Growth from first period to second period: 110-71 = 39
- Assume that the growth of 39 is attributed to the two drivers.
- The first driver contributes 20 and the second contributes 19.

The chart would look like:

71        110         39            20          19
+----+     +----+     +-----+
|      |     |      |     |       |
|      |     |      |     +------+  +-----+
|      |     |      |                   |       |
+----+   |      |     +----+                   +-----+
|      |   |      |
|      |   |      |
|      |   |      |
+----+   +----+
1st          2nd        Growth    1st driver  2nd driver
period    period

Could anyone let me know how to create this type of chart in MS Excel?

Thank you very much.

```
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3/1/2008 4:30:03 PM
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```Jon Peltier provides a series of floating column and waterfall charting
examples on his site that will work for you.  Please see the links below:

http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Waterfall.html

http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/waterfallcrossing.html

Jon has also created an Excel utility that does the work for you.  You might
want to try it via the link below:

http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/WaterfallUtility.html

--
John Mansfield
cellmatrix.net

"Needhelp" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I would like to create a bar chart from the following data:
>
> First period: 71
> Second period: 110
> Growth from first period to second period: 110-71 = 39
>     - Assume that the growth of 39 is attributed to the two drivers.
>     - The first driver contributes 20 and the second contributes 19.
>
> The chart would look like:
>
>         71        110         39            20          19
>                   +----+     +----+     +-----+
>                   |      |     |      |     |       |
>                   |      |     |      |     +------+  +-----+
>                   |      |     |      |                   |       |
>       +----+   |      |     +----+                   +-----+
>       |      |   |      |
>       |      |   |      |
>       |      |   |      |
>       +----+   +----+
>      1st          2nd        Growth    1st driver  2nd driver
>      period    period
>
> Could anyone let me know how to create this type of chart in MS Excel?
>
> Thank you very much.
>
>
```
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3/1/2008 5:13:00 PM
```On Sat, 1 Mar 2008, in microsoft.public.excel.charting,
Needhelp <Needhelp@discussions.microsoft.com> said:
>I would like to create a bar chart from the following data:
>
>First period: 71
>Second period: 110
>Growth from first period to second period: 110-71 = 39
>    - Assume that the growth of 39 is attributed to the two drivers.
>    - The first driver contributes 20 and the second contributes 19.

It needs to be a stacked column chart with the first in the stack
formatted to be invisible (no area and no borders). The numbers will
look like this:

1stPer   2ndPer   Growth   1stDriv  2ndDriv
Invisible  0        0        =110-39  =110-20  =110-39
Visible    71       110      39       20       19

>The chart would look like:

Also, google "Excel waterfall-chart" for more examples.

--
Del Cotter
NB Personal replies to this post will send email to del@branta.demon.co.uk,
```
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del1907 (586)
3/1/2008 5:47:13 PM
```Thanks much!

"John Mansfield" wrote:

> Jon Peltier provides a series of floating column and waterfall charting
> examples on his site that will work for you.  Please see the links below:
>
> http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Waterfall.html
>
> http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/waterfallcrossing.html
>
> Jon has also created an Excel utility that does the work for you.  You might
> want to try it via the link below:
>
> http://www.peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/WaterfallUtility.html
>
> --
> John Mansfield
> cellmatrix.net
>
>
> "Needhelp" wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to create a bar chart from the following data:
> >
> > First period: 71
> > Second period: 110
> > Growth from first period to second period: 110-71 = 39
> >     - Assume that the growth of 39 is attributed to the two drivers.
> >     - The first driver contributes 20 and the second contributes 19.
> >
> > The chart would look like:
> >
> >         71        110         39            20          19
> >                   +----+     +----+     +-----+
> >                   |      |     |      |     |       |
> >                   |      |     |      |     +------+  +-----+
> >                   |      |     |      |                   |       |
> >       +----+   |      |     +----+                   +-----+
> >       |      |   |      |
> >       |      |   |      |
> >       |      |   |      |
> >       +----+   +----+
> >      1st          2nd        Growth    1st driver  2nd driver
> >      period    period
> >
> > Could anyone let me know how to create this type of chart in MS Excel?
> >
> > Thank you very much.
> >
> >
```
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needhelp (20)
3/2/2008 1:46:01 AM

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