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

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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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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 ...
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How to show two data series of same range but different frequencies on same graph in Excel?

I would like to show two data series (as lines) on the same graph in Excel. The two data series have different frequencies but are of approximately the same time range. To be specific, I want to ...
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Bars In Excel Take Up More Space Than Axis

I have this graph sent to me in Excel, which I have moved into Word: As you can see, the bars of the graph take up more space than the axis, and the bars at both ends have been cut off. Compared to ...
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Chart macro displaying incorrect labels from non-sequential visible rows on filtered worksheet

This macro displays text labels from the source worksheet when double-clicking a dot on a scatterplot chart. The chart is updated when the source worksheet is filtered on any of several columns. The ...
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Getting chart to ignore zeroes as a result of a formula

I'm doing a weekly log for some athletes with some data and I want to chart it as they fill it in during the week. The only issue is that for days in the week where the data hasn't been entered yet, ...
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How to use Excel 2010 VBA to set series line color, marker fill, and marker line color

I am trying to write an Excel 2010 VBA subroutine to format charts according to a predefined (i.e., defined by me) standard. The particular attributes that I want to be able to set are merely the ...
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how to plot on 2 axis with 3 data sets

I have a graph about tracking investment value. It has 2 Y axis scales. First data set displays fine (left Y axis scale) Second data set displays fine (right Y axis scale) However when I try to ...
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Using Chart BeforeDoubleClick with a chart object in worksheet

I am trying to get a macro to work on a chart in a worksheet using the Chart.BeforeDoubleClick event. I have been able to use BeforeDoubleClick event (without the use of class modules) in a ...
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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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How do I graph two columns not side by side?

If I have data like so: It's trivial to generate a graph/chart of Item v Quantity. However, how do I generate more complicated graphs/charts for Item v Items Cost. Extended minus Items Cost ...
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How to leave out certain rows in input data when creating a line chart [closed]

I created a line chart in Excel and manipulated the chart data that is attached to it; however, I have some rows of my chart data that I do not want displayed on the line chart. How can I make these ...
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How to plot positive and negative values on both sides of the axis in Excel?

Could anyone please tell me how is it possible to plot a graph in Excel or LibreOffice in which different values for a single variable can be plotted on both sides of X-axis but in a way that both ...
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Formatting a chart with many data points for a small display area

In Excel 2013, I need to display a chart with dates on the X axis and errors (already computed) on the Y axis. The problem is that I have 916 data points taken every six hours spanning approximately ...
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In Excel 2013 can chart titles be read from a cell in the worksheet?

In Excel 2013, can the chart title and axis titles be read from cells in the spreadsheet? If so how?
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Chart format corrupted or size is wrong when I copy from Excel 2013 to Word 2013

When I copy charts from Excel 2003 or Excel 2013 to Word 2013 the charts are corrupted: the fonts are too big so the titles and legend text is a mess. If I don't want the chart to update in Word ...