Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I dont know if this can be done in excel or not. I tried to look around but could not find anything. Here is a simple example - There is a simple column graph for sales, expenditure and profits. There are different graphs for different offices - North America, Asia, Europe. Is there a way to have a single graph with check boxes for regions and the graph displays the data from the region check box selected

share|improve this question

migrated from Jun 2 '11 at 15:50

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

The normal way is to have a large sheet with all the data and create a pivot table and chart. Excel allows you to choose a column as a "Report Filter".

First you have to unify all your data into one sheet


Region | Month | Sales | Expenditure | Profits

Then create a pivot table or pivot chart based on that data. Move the Region field into the Report Filter area.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.