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

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Conditional formatting of “difference lines” in a 2 series chart

I have 4 columns of data: 1st column is the name of the Route 2nd column is Time1 in decimal hours 3rd column is Time2 in decimal hours 4th column is TimeDifference in decimal hours (or decimal ...
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Creating auto-shapes in excel based on cell values

I'm trying to create (and maybe I shouldn't be using excel at all) a calendar with gantt chart style display in excel. I know there is software that is designed for gantt charts by themselves. That's ...
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Pie Chart in Excel, is it possible to have a slice for a remaining balance?

There is a budget for each employee to use on expenses. We keep track of expenses throughout the year as it gets used. At the end of the year, a lot of these budgeted dollars do not get spent and i'd ...
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Excel: How to Group Dates Per Week in Line Graph

I have data that looks like this: Actual End Date ----CP 2016-04-22------------4 2016-04-26------------3 2016-04-26------------9 2016-04-22------------7 ...
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Excell Gantt Charts or usage of room resources by blocks of time

I am trying to create a chart that shows how frequently conference rooms are booked within a month in time intervals. I have tried a Gantt chart but the times on the axis are showing 12:00AM only. ...
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Excel Dynamic Chart- Range Name based on IF formula not accepted as 'Series Name'

I have created a simple Dynamic Line Chart in Excel 2013 as seen below. As I change the Year in Cell D1, the Series on Y Axis changes accordingly. The X Axis series is static. When I use Excel Range ...
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create stacked graph with subcategories

I'm trying to create a stacked bar graph in excel with more than just simple series. What I have: company name, product name, product market share per year (2013,2014,2015). On the vertical side ...
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Plot a chart directly from a function in Microsoft Excel

I need an help with chart plotting in Excel (I'm using Excel 2016) let's say we have a simple function like: y=1/x Right now, to plot a chart based on this function I use two columns. In the left ...
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Make an excel chart based on a pivot table, with multiple years

I've had this problem for some time. Using Mac, Excel v15, 2016. As you can see, I have 2015 and 2016 (ignore the months showing as Jan-15, think of them as just month names; I tried editing that ...
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How do I make this kind of line graph with MS excel or if not possible what is the next possible solution?

1I wanted to make this graph. The first figure is a single figure line graph with 4 vertically connected line graph . x axis is weeks and y axis is %. The other figure is an 8 line graphs connected ...
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Excel Pivot Reports & Graphs - Issues with tracking data

I exported my data from a sharepoint list into a pivot table in excel and have some issues getting my desired statistics from my table. Currently my table consisting of a team name, and then their ...
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Creating a year wise excel chart with twin axis?

Is it possible to make a chart with main axis of amount and secondary axis of number year wise? The data sheet has for each row, two columns of data ( Units sold & amount) under each column year. ...
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How to configure IF function to dynamically display three data tables

I downloaded the Microsoft Office Excel Template called "Vehicle Log Book" and I'm having trouble adjusting the graph so it includes 3 items in the drop down list, instead of 2. I believe the issue ...
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Excel Not Formatting Axis Labels Properly

I have a Pivot Chart (Excel 2016) that displays the instances of a range of dates. It is displaying the X Axis label as "21-Mar", "22-Mar", etc. I would like it to display as "Wednesday, March ...
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Chart Displaying Odd Axis Labels

I have created a chart that counts and display occurrences of a range of dates. The axis labels for each column display the date like this: "Thursday March 17, 2016, Friday March 18, 2016" The next ...
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Skip Zero Value Rows on Bar Chart

I have a table of values that is similar to this: Fruit Qty Apples 5 Oranges 2 Bananas 0 Peaches 1 When I create a bar chart I only want those rows with positive values to be displayed, ...
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Prevent chart with Smooth Lines from exceeding a minimum value

How do I prevent smooth curve in Excel from going below 0 on a graph? I need a smooth curve because I don't have enough data points, it looks terrible as a straight line. As you can see on this graph ...
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Chart Range Changes When New Column Pasted in

I have an excel sheet with a chart on it. The data range for this chart is ='Sheet A'!$A$1:$N$4,'Sheet A'!$A$7:$N$10 This works fine, however every month I add new data to the sheet. I do this by ...
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Excel macro: replace entire worksheet with different values [closed]

Is it possible to replace entire worksheet with different values at the click of a button through macro? There are no "replace X with Y" or any recognizable pattern, I'm trying to replace ALL values ...
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How to plot a complex table relation on excel?

How can I generate a table as displayed in the image attached using Microsoft excel. The x and y axis in yellow are simply perfect squares while The table content is composed of axis sums. I cannot ...
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How can I plot cwnd vs. time and queue occupancy vs. time graph of the buffer from wget output?

I had used a smaller buffer for 2 host network h1 and h2 using sudo ./run-minq.sh command. Now at first, I observed the wget from h1 to h2. Next I start iperf and wget simultaneously and observed the ...
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In Excel, how can I format a time-based X axis in a PivotChart when my time values are irregular

I have a PivotChart to visualize some time-series data collected in irregular intervals. It's about 30 seconds but not exactly, so some minutes have 1 or 3 data points. I've also made "helper" columns ...
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Excel Chart, Formatting Line with Stack Column Chart

I have a stacked column graph, it is duration based, goes for 16 hours, (starting at 4:00 pm on T, and ending at 8 am on T+1) I have the primary axis completed, showing 0 to 20 hours, how can I get ...
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Logarithmic scale in Excel chart with non-transformed axis labels

I'd like to change a plot so that the y-axis has a logarithmic scale. But when you check the box "logarithmic scale" it also transforms the axis labels. I would like to have the axis show only ...
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x axis formatting with dynamic excel chart

I'm having a problem with a dynamic x,y chart. I set up named ranges using this method: My x axis label is "time" =OFFSET(graf!$D$2,0,0,COUNTA(graf!$D$2:$D$1000)-1) I do the same for my data (y ...
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How to find the y-values corresponding to new x-values from a graph

I have this data, which corresponds to x-values from 0->29.53 (in days) in intervals of 0.01 as shown on the excel spreadsheet attached, on the 1st Sheet. I have the graph plotted in the spreadsheet ...
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Finding multiple local maxima and placing data labels on corresponding chart

Spectrum that I am using complete with 10,000 data points I am a chemistry student of sorts and I frequently have instances where I need to find multiple peak heights (as seen in the attached ...
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How do I highlight some specific parts of a chart depending on the axis line?

I would like to know if it is possible to highlight (underline) some parts of a chart other than manually ? See image below for a pivot chart where I underlined manually all the parts that interest ...
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How to reverse the X axis of time series data [duplicate]

In Excel 2003, I have a time series from a financial report that goes something like this: 2007 2006 2005 Amount 300 200 100 I want to create a graph of the time series that looks ...
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Format Data in a Chart Data Table

I'm working on a project where I'm creating charts programmatically using VBA. These charts include data tables. The business requirements specify that the chart data cannot be tied to the source ...
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Plot an Excel Chart where the date is on the x-axis and the different times as the Two Series

I have data like this in a table: Date Time Min RTT 3/28/16 10:00 AM 42.91 3/28/16 10:00 PM 41.81 3/29/16 10:00 AM 70.61 3/29/16 10:00 PM 42.81 I would like to plot it where ...
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Can anyone tell me the name or type of simple chart this is.

I am looking to create a table of content of sorts for my application like I have seen other doing but I have no idea what this called or what generates it. If anyone can help me figure this out I ...
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Create a month specific graph from a list of dates and different categories

In my job we receive observation cards which, among other things, have dates and categories. I am trying to create a graph, ideally a bar chart, and separately a pie chart which will show a particular ...
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Swap X and Y axis table - bar char

I want to create a chart that has on X axis the complexity and in the Y axis the time with Microsoft Word 2013. Then, in the same chart I have to put the time and the complexity of two different ...
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Dynamically chose a chart measure in Power BI

I have a number of charts within a single dashboard in Power BI, as well as a number of measures that I want to examine individually within this dashboard - hopefully by cycling through them. ...
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Excel Chart, Axis Formatting

I have a problem with my Y Axis. Here is a sample (click on it for a larger view): As you can see the axis #'s are off. The chart numbers are actual finish times for stages in a race, these times ...
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Predefined chart styles in Excel available to other users?

I need to set up a MS Excel document with custom chart styles. As far as I understand the style of an existing, customised chart can be saved as a predefined chart style. I then need this style to be ...
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How to Create a Column Chart in Excel with Primary and Secondary Axis Without Bars that Stack over Each Other

Here is the data that I want to display in a column chart: The desired outcome is a column chart with 2 Y axis. Set1 and Set2 should be plotted on the Secondary Axis, whilst Set3, Set4 and Set5 ...
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I am trying to plot 2 data sets with different X-axis values in Excel

I have two sets of data in excel that I would like to plot in Excel. Both X-axis go 0-600, but A goes up by 10 and B goes up by 5. Each X-value has a Y-value, so for B I have twice as many data ...
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Office 2013: Pasting graph from Excel changes decimal separator. Changing the format code turns my axis values into zeroes

I have created charts in Excel 2013 where I have managed to change the decimal separators to points instead of commas (I'm on a Swedish computer). When pasting these charts to Powerpoint (or Word for ...
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Two data area in one diagram

How can I do this in one diagram in Excel? The first part of data should be on the first first(left) axis. The 2nd part should be on the 2nd vertical(right) axis.
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How to add comment column as special labels to a graph?

I'm trying to get text in an extra column to be automatically added as special labels to data points in a graph in Excel 2013 Standard ed. Here's a repro of my scenario: Create a new Excel sheet ...
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Excel X axis on charts

How do you make the x-axis appear like this in Excel 2013: This picture is from my text book. It shows a number at each end of each block. I know how to make the chart, but I am hung up on the ...
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plot multiple data points by category and series?

I have multiple categories each with multiple data points for a single series, e.g. as shown below for series "Bear" and "Rabbit" Bear Cat A Cat B Cat C Cat D 2.09 5.73 4.72 ...
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microsoft excel scatter chart does not display data

I am trying to create a sctter chart in MS Excel 2013. I insert the chart, then I click "select data". (I know I'm doing this backwards from the way it is usually explained, but I need to do it this ...
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Bloated PowerPoint file

I am tearing my hair out over a PowerPoint file that has suddenly bloated from 8 MB to 64 MB, with no new slides having been added. A series of charts have simply been renewed or newly added. They are ...
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Linking a chart series' name to a range through VBA

I would like to link the chart series' name to a range on my worksheet, but not the whole string in that range. For example, instead of linking the name to a cell that contains "201601", I want the ...
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Creating error rectangles in an Excel line chart

Sometimes, when representing data in a line chart, the data points aren't points, but intervals, since the magnitude they represent has some kind of error margin. That's why those points are drawn ...
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Trying to make a graph with two trendlines for data in Excel

I'm trying to do a graph with two trendlines like in the following hand-drawn illustration, but this is the first time I've tried anything substantial in Excel and I can't figure out how to get ...
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Displaying data in Excel graph only up to current date?

I have an Excel chart that displays 5 sets of data in a single scatter plot, where the X axis is the date of occurrence. In my table, I have both actual values from previous dates and projected values ...