# Tagged Questions

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### Excel chart with a single x-axis but two different ranges (combining horizontal clustered bar and horizontal stacked bar), possible?

I am new here. I have a data set of density values (phytoplankton community) according to depth and the composition of it in percentage. I want to ask if it is possible to construct the density values ...

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### Excel - Quickly Charting Frequency of Event To IP Address Over Time

Warning: Keywords and tricky phrases may not be correctly being used here. I'm not extremely knowlegable about the terms used with Microsoft Excel so I'm using my best guess.
I'm failing to find a ...

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### How do I create a dynamically-growing graph which ignores empty tail cells?

I have a table on an Excel 2010 Worksheet 'Consolidated Data' where:
Column A is filled with arbitrary dates sorted by increasing age
Column F has numeric data relevant to this question
Row 1 is the ...

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### Automatic scatter plot in Excel 2010

I have two quite large data sets of which I want to plot every line in one plot.
The pattern is the following:
x-axis: Set one (Colonne 1-6)
y-axis: Set two (Colonne 1-6)
Now I want such a plot for ...

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### How can I have automatically updating copies of charts?

I have been doing some more complex work with Excel (different tabs/worksheets, etc.).
Now I have some charts from one worksheet that I'd like to kind of embed in the other worksheets for the purpose ...

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### How do I link to excel chart data in PowerPoint with relative paths?

This question is similar to the question posted in
How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths?
But in my case I search for an answer to get Excel charts, which are linked in an absolute ...

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### How to change Excel chart size with screen size

I have posted the following question on StackOverflow, but was told that it would be more appropriate here instead. Any assistance that could be provided would be much appreciated.
I have a Excel ...

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### X axis labels with “super-categories” or “headers”

How do I make the X axis labels of a column chart looks like this? i.e. with, for lack of a better name, "super-categories" or "headers", like the labels "All sites", "All sites excluding LR" etc. in ...

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### Creating chart in Excel where data for X-axis (horizontal) is non linear and extrapolating value

Have some data of the following form:
X | Y
----+-----
3 | 42
4 | 57
6 | 92
11 | 119
19 | 316
(NOTE: The above table is made-up data)
What I'd like to do with MS-Excel is to plot 2 ...

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### Plot scatter graph in Excel graph with 3 variables in 2D

3 Columns of Data:
Date (from 1st till 31st)
Variable 1
variable 2
I want to make a simple graph where Variable 1 range is X axis and Variable 2 range is Y axis,
I plot the date on the graph ...

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### Excel 2010 Pivot Pie Chart on Results Column instead of first column

my Pivot Pie Chart always displays the splits of the first column of the Pivot table.
I´d like to use slicers to chose the Periods in the pivot table
and then would like the Pie chart to adjust to ...

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### How do I create a PivotChart from a subset of PivotTable data?

As part of a dashboard, I've created a PivotChart from a PivotTable in Excel 2010, but the PivotTable includes extra columns that are cluttering up the chart. But when I adjust the values list on the ...

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### How can I create an automatically updating chart from a different worksheet with blank spaces in excel 2010

I have a worksheet that lists every day so I can see if any tests were performed that day. If there were tests, then the average and standard deviation of that day show up in the next two columns. I ...

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### Excel custom axis label

I'm having troubles with some charts I'm creating using Excel. Some of the values I'm plotting are too big (264) to be labeled in the axis. Due to this, Excel automatically puts them in scientific ...

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### How do I create bar charts with ranges as the x-axis in Excel 2010?

I am trying to create a bar chart for say some data, say for example
1 1 2 2 3 4 5
I want to create a bar graph so each bar shows the frequency of a range. For example, the frequency of a value ...

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### Excel 2010 line chart; limiting data points to fewer than the max

In Excel 2010, how do I limit the number of data points on a line graph to the latest (or last) 4 data?
I update the spreadsheet often, but only the latest data is graphed and reported.

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### Offset the tickmarks of a secondary axis

I would like to offset the tickmarks of a secondary axis in excel WITHOUT changing the minimum. Here is a very complicated VBA class that apparently solves the issue but I would like a solution that ...

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### Chart Categories: How To Combine X-Axis Categories

The Task
I'm putting together a dashboard wherein I'm building several charts. I've attempted to use a pivot chart (2D line chart) to pull data from two different pivots (with the same source data). ...

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### Excel: resize chart sheet

I can create a chart sheet in Microsoft Excel 2010. I wish to resize the chart so that the proportions fill my wide screen. I right-click the chart and select Format Chart Area. Then I select the Size ...

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### Drawing a line graph in Excel with a numeric x-axis

In Microsoft Excel 2010, I'm trying to draw a line graph with three different lines. I've got the graph looking the way I want, with one exception: Excel is treating my X-axis column like text ...

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### Color bands in bar charts in Microsoft Excel 2010

Is it possible to obtain a bar chart like the one in this example:
(that is: I need to have vertical color bands to make "visually" group the bars for each horizontal axis' point.)
Any ideas?

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### Average using Elapsed Time processing a number of docs

I process documents and want to get a formula showing the average time to process each document.
Here's my data:
number of docs processed (column G)
start date/time (H)
end date/time (I)
elapsed ...

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### Filtering A Graph of Series Data In Excel

So I currently have a line graph with 48 different lines, comparing 48 different series of data. The series are generated by changing three variables: One with two possible values, one with 4 ...

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### Excel 2010 / Outlook 2010 - Changing the size(with precise numbers) of a chart exported from Excel to Outlook?

If I export(copy&paste) charts from Excel 2010 to Outlook 2010, I'm not presented with a "size proprieties" option when trying to resize them. Since I have multiple chart to resize for each ...

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### How to make a chart that graphs frequency of entries?

I have an Excel workbook that has nothing but dates (sorted), in the following manner:
11/14/2011 11:53
10/14/2012 11:53
11/23/2012 19:28
12/24/2012 12:27
...
12/1/2013 11:48
I would like to create ...

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### How to use a variable end column in a SERIES (chart) forumula in Excel 2010

One of the series in my chart looks like this:
=SERIES('sheet1'!$A$13,'File.xlsx'!Xaxis,'sheet1'!$B$13:$S$13,3)
So what I understand is:
The first argument is the series name
The second argument is ...

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### How can I create a matrix chart with Excel 2010?

I want to create a chart where, if the value of a cell matches the criteria of both its row and column, I can mark it with a cross.
I could just type an 'x' into the cell, but I would like to find ...

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### Create a excel chart only with axis

I want to create an excel chart with only the axes namely x axis and y axis with x axis values ranging from 1 to 100 and y axis values ranging from 1 to 100
Is this possible? If so how to do it?
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### Excel generate and format horizontal error bars

I have been trying to generate and format horizontal and vertical error bars in Excel 2010, and there is no problem with the vertical ones, but I cannot figure out how to manage horizontal error bars.
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### ActiveSheet.ChartObjects(“chart”) always returns Nothing?

I'm querying for a chart in the worksheet and I can see it's there but everytime I execute the following piece of code it evaluates to 'Nothing'. Why is that?
Sub DeleteGraph()
Dim graph 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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### Changing the axis labelling 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 labelling starts at coordinate '100' and I have been unable to find out how to do it as ...

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### How can I stop Excel from rapidly refreshing/flickering while data is being loaded from external sources?

I have an Excel spreadsheet with several charts on the same worksheet. Each chart's data comes from a different table. Each table's data is pulled from an Access database, and the connections for each ...

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### Multiple bar charts on one axis in excel

So I have a bunch of series laid out like this in excel:
I'd like to have them plotted all on one column chart but with the series separated (i.e. not clustered) so it basically is several column ...

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### Multiple Y-axis labels in Excel 2010 line chart

I have a table containing cycling data. Date, distance, time, calories burned, max heart rate and average heart rate. They all have different value ranges. Excel scales the chart to show the calories ...

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### conditional chart ranges in excel

I have a table of data in Excel 2010 that looks something like this (but with hundreds of thousands of rows over multiple days):
I am trying to create a dynamic chart where the x-axis is the ...

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### Optimally positioning pie chart data labels in Excel with VBA

I have a worksheet where I create a pie chart from data from a database. The chart changes based on the data it is displaying so the slices often change size.
I want to display the data labels ...

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### Custom Chart Axis

I have an Excel chart whose X-axis values are 5000, 10000, 15000 and so-on but I want them to be like 1,2,3,... i.e. divide them by 5000.
Is there any way I can accomplish this?

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### 1/3 octave band chart in Excel?

I want to create a 1/3 octave band chart in Excel 2007 but I can't find the way to do it. Excel only allows me to put the 'x' axis into a logarithmic one, but the scale for 1/3 octave band is not this ...

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### pivotslicer connected to multiple pivotcharts

Can I connect my pivotslicer to multiple pivotcharts, but on different category levels, so If for example I have a categorytree that goes:
Department
--> Section
If I choose "Section A" Then I can ...

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### Excel PivotChart count rows where not blank

I've started using Excel's PivotChart to analyze data about customer requests. All my customer requests is stored in a sheet, with columns like "City", "Inspectiondate" and "Quotedate". If there was ...

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### Excel 2010 charts from ungrouped data

I have a sheet that contains lots of information about jobs in a company. One of the columns is "city". That column contains values as such
Falun
Borlänge
Stockholm
Uppsala
Borlänge
Stockholm
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### How can I increase Excel's graph axis area?

This is what the x-axis of my graph currently looks like (Excel 2010):
The dates are in the format YYYY-MM-DD, but as you can see month and date are chopped off. I tried resizing (the dots at the ...

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### XYZ 3D-chart in Excel

I have a table of data as follows:
X Y Z
N1 2 5 6
N2 2 7 8
N3 0 1 2
N4 0 4 5
N5 9 10 10
N6 4 9 9
N7 0 2 4
N8 0 7 8
N9 0 7 8
Now I would like to ...

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### Adding 80% horizontal goal line to pivot chart

I have a curve pivot chart to which I'd like to add a goal line with a static 80% horizontal line.
I've seen some people suggest that one could merely add a column with 60% to the dataset. My dataset ...

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### Label's format in barchart different from the corresponding cell

I have stacked bar chart. In the label's format I checked "linked to source".
Now in the datacell,l I have this custom format "[>999999]#.##0,00.." M$";[>999]#.##0,00." k$";#0,00$". The problem is ...

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### Blank Excel PivotChart

My Pivot Table has everything I want however,I want my chart to show how many Issues have the status of severe, mild, or moderate.
But instead it is blank.
What should I do?

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### How do I select a blocked chart in a Excel 2010 chart?

How can I select a blocked or protected chart in Excel 2010?
When I right-click on the chart, the cursor changes to a circle with a diagonal line within it - a "blocked" sign. I'm doing a study ...

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### Making chart from custom data format in Excel 2010

I am defining custom data format via Apache POI. I know I need to use following construction:
DataFormat data = this.workbook.createDataFormat();
...

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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
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John | Young | Brown
Sophie | Old | Blond
Adam | Mature| Blond
Mark | Teen | Dark
Jeremy | ...