An axis is a reference line or plane used to denote referential measurements in relation to the data presented.

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showing negative excel axis without label

I have a graph with one negative value. I'd like to be able to Start the graph from the lowest value (in my example, -1) instead of 0 I'd like the major axis to still show every 10 units from 0, so ...
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Link primary and secondary x-axis in Excel 2010

I have an y-axis and two x-axes, which are depending on each other. But this depencence is not taken into account in Excel 2010 and I can primarily move the secondary axis up and down the range by ...
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Forcing axis units in Excel 2013 plots, being written after minimum bound of axis

I have a plot, drawn in Excel 2013. The data begins from almost 0.9 to almost 5.1. I want the x axis to be written from 1 to 5 and to show the data from 0.9 to 5.1. Upon my best effort, I could set ...
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Placement of Secondary Horizontal Axis

On the primary horizontal axis I can go to Format Axis > Line Color and Style. There I can choose the color and style of the line that represents 0 on the primary vertical axis. However, with the ...
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Chart labeling: durations in minutes and seconds

I am attempting to chart the durations of phone interactions. They are currently entered as time of day values (I did not build the workbook), even though they are actually duration values, and Excel ...
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Plot two time series with same start and end time: data does not align with axis

I'm trying to plot graphs for pressure and temperature recorded on different devices. The number of data recorded for each device is different (Eg. pressure has 1 reading per second while temperature ...
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Excel chart axis with personal label instead of number

I'm a simpleton with excel but writing a research dissertation. Much charting involved... My y axis has values 0-6 but each number represents a patient response (for example never, very rarely, ...
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Format Excel to Display Second Time Zone in Graph

I need to make my Y axis in a graph show the time in HH:MM (local) format as well as HH:MM +/- offset for another timezone. Form example: 09:00 EST 06:00 PST Is there some sort of custom format ...
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Display numbers twice on x axis in excel chart

I have following values that I would like to display on the X axis of my chart: 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,10,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1,0 But my chart is displaying the values as ...
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Get Excel to base tick marks on 0 instead of axis ends (with fixed maximum or minimum)

In other words, I want Excel to anchor the tick marks at 0. I am trying to get an axis that goes from -35 to 35, but with the ticks on multiples of 10: 30, 20, 10, 0, -10, -20, -30 I have set set ...
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Get Excel to use column of numbers as labels (equally-spaced on x-axis) instead of as x values (x-axis co-ordinates)

It could be an easy question but I can't find a proper way to accomplish my task. I have a simple graph and all I want is to show the X values I wrote in the first column at the bottom of the graph ...
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Changing the axis labeling in a Excel 2010 scatter plot

I am trying to represent a list of data points in such a way that the graph starts at X coordinate '1' but that labeling starts at coordinate '100' and I have been unable to find out how to do it as ...
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Excel 2010 > Chart Axis Formatting

I have a chart that has a primary and secondary headings. But, in the chart I can't find a way to just bold the primary heading. The table that the chart is created from has the primary headings ...
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Extract data from graph with curve as axis

I need to get data from a pretty simple yet not really common type of plot (graph). If you take a look at this image, you will notice that the Y axis is irrelevant and that curve has to take its ...
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Time units and automatic formatting of the y-axis in Excel

I have a chart with time values on the vertical (Y) axis. As the values can change a lot the formatting of the axis minor and major units is automatic. The problem is that Excel chooses values which ...
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How to create dynamic Scatter Plot/Matrix with labels and categories on both axis in Excel 2010?

Let us consider a following data set: Name | Age | Hair Color ----------------------------- John | Young | Brown Sophie | Old | Blond Adam | Mature| Blond Mark | Teen | Dark Jeremy | ...
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Excel chart axis values are doubling up along the axis

Excel chart axis values are doubling up along the axis - how do I stop this happening? It is in both the primary and secondary scales. eg the axis shows 18, 20, 20, 22, 22, 24, 24, 25
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Date axis with a partial year

I have a line chart with data spanning from February 2002 to today. At the moment, the date axis looks like this: Is there a way to have the first date be Feb-02 (no change), but the next one be ...
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How do I create custom axes in Excel?

I'm creating a "histogram" and need the values of "frequency" to be displayed in ascending or descending order, which means that I need custom values for the x-axis. Instead of having: 1 2 3 4 5 ...
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Excel: How to create a chart that automatically scales the axis

I have 2 columns with values, say A and B which values I want to use as X and Y axes values correspondingly. The values are the following: A: 412 684 944 2009 9601 B: 7813,4 10377,6 11138,8 16216 ...
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Mouse movement vertical axis inversion? (Mac OS X)

I would like to either run an AppleScript or use a Terminal command to invert the y-axis for mouse movement in OSX— and no, not like http://d.pr/w9z7 (/joke). Any ideas? I thought about checking for ...
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How to rename the values on Y Axis in Excel?

I'm trying to rename the values that are on my Y Axis on a chart in excel. Currently I have mapped various letters to number equivilants just to get it plotted, but would like now to have the letter ...