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I'm charting about 17,000 data points in Excel. Needless to say charting is slowwww.

I accidentally selected the wrong chart type (Bubble thing?) and it is loading forever. I did not save my last changes.

Is there any way to cancel the operation without crashing Excel and losing my work?

It's been 6 minutes and Excel is still loading.

UPDATE: After 10 minutes the chart appeared and I was able to change the type, but I would still like an answer for future references, if possible.

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No there are no way.There are no cancel button or something.Probably you could write some macro for graphs you could include a cancel button there probably.

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Next time I'm waiting for my chart to load, I'll write a macro :) – pate Oct 6 '10 at 14:17

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