Graphs, charts and other graphical methods for showing data and their relationships.

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How to make boxplot-like plot with histograms instead [migrated]

I'm making a plot of internet speeds. I want to show the distribution of speeds collected, bucketed by the hour in which they were collected. I'm hoping to obtain a result that looks like where for ...
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Add an area to a scatter plot in Excel

I'm desperately trying to layer an area chart on top of a a scatter plot in Excel 2013. The scatter plot has been successfully used to visualize the deviation from the mean of different Key ...
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Create Bar Chart in Excel with Start Time and Duration

I want to create what is essentially a Gantt chart in Excel 2013 with time of day as the x-axis, date as the y-axis, and floating bars representing time durations. Example data: Date Start End ...
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Chart created from range of dates includes dates not in source data

I have a chart and its source data is read from a range which contains dates. When I plot it out into a chart, the x-axis includes dates that are not included in the range. How do I avoid this? For ...
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Excel Charting - How to edit the X axes for positive value on both sides?

I have a stacked chart, with the X axes at bottom. So there are two bars protruding along the y axes from each category. to get an idea of the X axes, it's something like this How to plot positive ...
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Picking up data in excel with the date check

Let's say I have the following data: On the first row, there (mostly) will be dates in specific format. But sometimes there can be some texts as well. Now, I would like to get the average values ...
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MS Excel - adding line to some series in stacked bar chart

I built the following chart after some googling: It has two levels of category axes, the bars you see are stacked bar chart types. You can find the file with the data and the charts here if you ...
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How can I create a chart to show a possible pattern [closed]

I have 3 columns in my table. Date Day of Week # of hours 11/27/2013 Wednesday 7 2/4/2015 Wednesday 7 3/18/2015 Wednesday 7 5/2/2013 Thursday 2.5 5/15/2013 Wednesday 2.5 ...
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Plot two columns against eachother

I don't think this should be difficult, but I'm pulling my hair out trying to do it. I am trying to make a chart of age vs BMI. I have a column with age and a column with BMI. The table looks ...
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Excel 2011 plotting difference between logged sent-time / acknowledgment-time

I have an excel sheet which is a log containing the time that a message has been sent and the time that the corresponding acknowledgment for that message was received. It also contains the time ...
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Excel: Get rid of gaps in line chart

I have a table that contains the data with some absent values. If I create a line chart for that, there are gaps in place of absent values, but I'd like to have the line just follow through to the ...
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How can I make a Scattered chart in excel where the dots are different colors?

I have the following info: Question | Importance | Percentage 1 | 2 | 15% 2 | 1 | 98% 3 | 1 | 35% 4 | 3 | 22% 5 ...
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Excel Graph with 2 X-Axis Non-Linear Mapping

I have the following problem someone might be able to help with. I have two risk scales, one from 1 to 11 (old) and one from 1 to 21 (new), where the mapping is non-linear, i.e. old scale->new scale ...
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Different colored columns in excel

I have data such as this: 1 | 2 | Y 2 | 4 | N 3 | 3 | N 4 | 2 | Y ... I need a bar graph that will display column 1 as the x-axis labels with column 2 as the y values. The color of each bar will be ...
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setting upper and lower limit excel histogram

I am using the built-in data analysis tool to create a histogram for a column of numerical data in Excel. I'm doing the same thing for many different files, and they all need to have the same scale ...
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Show increase in trendline by using Excel vba

I have data in c5:c12 (sales1) and I plotted a graph and a trendline of this data. I also have data in d5:d12 (sales2). I would like to show an increase, graphically, in my existing trendline by using ...
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How to extract contour lines from a surface plot in Excel

I have several surface plots. I would like to combine one contour line from each plot into a single plot. Is there a way to extract the contour line that excel generates?
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Display excel grid lines in front of a chart?

I have an area chart in Excel for Mac 2011 that I'd like to display grid lines in front of. Is there a way to do this? I know I could make the chart semi-transparent and show the grid lines through, ...
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Decimal axis min/max in Apple Numbers

I'm using latest Apple Numbers 3.5.2 and faced with strange bug: I can't set non-integer axis min/max value, for example 0.5 or 1.75... Numbers just round it to 0, 1, 2. I tried both "0.5" and "0,5" ...
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Excel 2013 - Creating 2-data series chart with column width is dynamic (depend on variable)

Using Office 2013 suite (Excel 2013), how to I create x/y graph, we additional dependencies where X columns widths dependant on additional value? For example, from values such as: Height Width ...
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Excel data layout

I'm wanting to make a chart similar to this: The data i'm working with is different but the concept should be the same. I'm most curious in how to group x-axis (category) values. In my case I will ...
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Excel Timeline Chart (Vehicle Tracking)

Using Excel 2010 I understand how to create a Gantt Chart to simulate a timeline. Very similar to this https://ablebits.com/_img-blog/_comments/gantt-chart-months.png. My task is a little bit ...
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Excel 2013 - Is there a way to turn off a chart series without removing it

This past year i finally switched to Excel2013 from Lotus123, the only task i miss from lotus (that i can't figure out how to do in Excel) is; when formating charts and creating copies of charts it ...
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How to plot multiple actual vs target in a chart? Up down arrows? And how to show cumulative?

I have Actual vs Target data for 5 teams. Subset of data table below. I want to show: Variance target vs actual Cumulative progress towards total target What is the best way to plot this data? ...
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Changing Clustered Column Parameters in Excel

I have a quick question about how to rearrange a clustered column chart in Excel for Mac 2011. Here are the links to my data and chart: Data: Chart: I want to switch the years with the ...
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Excel chart doesn't show 'value' on hover

I have a combination chart on Excel 2013. It has both lines and stacked areas. When I hover over the lines, it shows all relevant information ('series', 'point' and 'value') of the data point. When ...
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Filtering values on Excel Pivot Chart

I'm importing data into Excel Pivot Chart from SQL Server. I'm trying to filter out Values (decimal type on SQL) below a certain threshold. For this, I click PivotChart filter and see that filter may ...
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Export excel chart to png with certain dimensions

How do i export an Excel chart to a PNG image, defining the exact size of the resulting image file? I need to export some excel charts to PNG to put them on a html page. Due to design restrictions, ...
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Automate (Macro) Excel bubble chart labels using values from cells

Is there a macro which will update Data labels in a bubble chart, when the data series change? Issue: each time I add new influencers and refresh the charts, the data labels drop out Each bubble ...
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How do I use fill color for negative values in spider chart?

Is it possible format the Spider Chart so that the negative area is always filled with red color and the positives with green. For clarification: The color filling is done manually and if the ...
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How to graph values versus time axis? [duplicate]

I'd like to use Excel 2010 to show on the x-axis when discrete events occurred and on the y-axis the magnitude of those individual spurious events. My goal is to try to visually analyse when different ...
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Is there a software or web service that allows the creation of basic flow charts from text (such as a numbered or bulleted list)? [closed]

I know of many high quality flow charting tools, online and off, but is there any that allows the very rapid creation of a flow chart, however simple, from text? I want a way to bypass all the initial ...
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Create a bar-chart from a date column plotting the number of occurances per month

Every time I fire up Excel I find myself thinking why the heck everything is so unclear to work with. From a PHP developers perspective I often find myself copying data to csv-files and process them ...
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graphing the temperature curve of my wood fired oven in excel 2003 [duplicate]

I just finished building a wood fired bread/pizza oven. I have 3 thermocouples installed at 3 different depths in the 7" hearth mass. I have 2 installed in the dome mass. I also get readings on ...
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Create Excel chart showing % change (multiple industries) over time

I'd like to create a chart that shows changes in percentage for several industries over a number of years, similar to this example: I've attempted to arrange my data to make it easier to chart, ...
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How to plot IP address frequency distribution chart on Excel or Calc?

I have one column of data: IP Address 1.2.1.2 1.2.1.2 1.3.4.1 1.3.4.1 1.3.4.1 1.3.4.1 1.3.4.1 1.10.0.5 1.10.0.5 1.10.0.5 2.1.2.1 2.1.2.1 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 12.1.2.3 ...
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Excel - How to create a stacked radar chart?

I am trying to create a stacked radar chart in Excel similar to this: . I have to fill color in the space between the red and blue lines. I have tried every which way I can think of but to no ...
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How do I insert another segment into the radar pie chart that is shown on this site?

I came across this tutorial for creating a radar pie chart, and let me say it is fantastic! The problem I'm having is that I need the chart to contain 10 or even 12 segments, but I cannot figure out ...
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How do you plot time on the X axis in excel?

I need to plot the decay of my phone's battery against time over night. My starting time is 23:17:47 and my ending one is 07:05:49. I don't have any issue in changing the time format in the current ...
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Consolidate Text Data in Excel

I have an Excel document containing exam results. The results are in one column and appear as Pass or Fail. I want to know percent of candidates who passed.
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Create a pie chart from amount/category pairs

From a table like Amount | Category 2 A 1 B 5 A how to create a pie chart with one sector per category found in the second colum and the summed up values for each ...
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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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Can Excel automatically create an x-axis range?

I'm doing a basic financial analysis with Excel. The gist of it is I have an input parameter (discount rate) plus a bunch of static data that gets fed into the =NPV(rate, x1...x_i) function. I would ...
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Excel Scatterplot Graph

How would I put on set of data on the x axis and the other on the y in Excel? Meaning suppose I had 5 people rate two different films on a scale of 10 and I organized my results like this: Person ...
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Excel pivot and chart - hiding field from the chart

Hi have this pivot table the pivot table is basically as follows Project1 - 01/01/2010 | some data Project2 - 01/06/2010 | some data Project3 - 01/05/2010 | some data Project4 - 01/04/2010 | some ...
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Excel Charts: Latency Budget / Time Management

I am trying to create a Latency Budget. This is a graph which lists each step in a process with a bar proportional to the size of the time/latency associated with this process (green), as well as ...
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Export animated PowerView scatter chart from Excel

I recently discovered the wonderfully cool capability of Excel to do an animated timeline akin to the type created by Hans Rosling (see his remarkable TED Talk The best stats you have ever seen as ...
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Multplie Series Scatter Plot

I need to plot multiple series from one table, all of the series on the same graph.. So when I add new data to the table I don't have to reselect all the series for the appropriate graphs. I would ...
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individual greek letters in chart legend that comes from a formula

I'm creating a Weibull plot in Excel 2010. Each line on the chart needs a legend of this form: my 1st data [n=250, b=2.401] { where "b" should really be a lowercase Greek beta } my 2nd line ...
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Percent Completion Pie Chart in Apple Numbers

I want to create a pie chart in Apple Numbers with two data sources. I want the percent completion of a goal. Let us say the goal is 4 and so far we completed 1. I would like to have both 1 and 4 ...