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

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### Given multiple start dates, how to assign counts to relative date values?

I'm trying to create a before-and-after graph in Excel, lining up multiple milestone dates at month zero, and assigning relative month numbers to months prior and subsequent to milestone month.
My ...

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### Plotting two data sets with measurements at different scales

I'm doing research on a rock core with tools that measure different things over different lengths. One will give me a reading every foot , the other will give me a reading every 2in.
I am trying to ...

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### Dynamic Bars in an Excel Bar Chart

In a typical bar chart, is there a way to dynamically change each bar color based on a variable? (example: If value is 1 then bar color equal Red, If value is 2 then bar color equal yellow, etc.)

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### Creating a custom y-axis that goes 0, 80, 160, 320, 640, ect

I am wondering if there is a way to make a graph on excel with a y-axis scale based on a function y(n)=2 X y(n-1).
Specifically, I want a y-axis that has values 0, 80, 160, 320, 640, 1280.
Thanks in ...

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### Indicating trends within sparklines in Excel

I have created a load of sparklines in Excel for a variety of diseases over time. However, in order to identify trends from these sparklines, it would be useful to include a little more information ...

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### Office 2010 on Mac OS 10.8: Drawing a Chart

I have a simple data set and I want to make a graph for it.
Years Upper Band Lower Band
2010 0.73 0.63
2020 1.04 0.83
2030 1.36 1.06
2040 1.74 1.31
2050 ...

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### How do you auto update row count in a formula that yields a percentage?

How does one get a formula to auto update when a row is added when this formula is meant to yield as a percentage, which is directly linked to a pie chart? For example: my formula reads
...

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### Excel 2010 area chart drop off

I'm trying to create an area chart that shows data over a year. All the data for each month always add up to 100%.
An image is probably worth 1000 words, so here we go:
I would like the area ...

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### Difficulty Graphing Excel Data

I'd like to create an appropriate graph for the following sort of data. I'm using an example as the actual data is 1000+ lines.
Date Player Points
02/06/2014 Bob 2500
...

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### Is there a way to have groupings of bars in a bar chart in?

I know this may be bad style, but I want a bar chart that groups certain bars together. For example if I was comparing the speed of two models of cars, and considering the speed under wet and dry ...

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### How to display series name inside bars of stacked bar chart?

I have a very busy stacked bar chart, some 20 or so series over time
I am not interested in the actual numbers, I just want to show the overall trend over time.
The default colours in Excel 2010 are ...

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### How can I hide 0% value in data labels in an Excel Bar Chart

I would like to hide data labels on a chart that have 0% as a value. I can get it working when the value is a number and not a percentage. I could delete the 0% but the data is going to change on a ...

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### Add a series to a chart by pasting its formula no longer works in Excel

I used to be able to add a new series to a chart by typing or pasting a =SERIES() formula into the formula bar when a chart's PlotArea was selected, as indicated here: ...

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### Icon size of OriginLab virtualised on Mavericks

I hope that someone can help me because I'm freaking out!
I just installed Origin 9.1 on a Mac (15 retina late 2013) using parallels 10 on Windows 8.1
Everything is fine, but, due to the high ...

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### Lines over data in Excel 2013 Scatter Graph

I'm having some problems getting the plot order in a Excel 2013 scatter plot right. One series should have markers ("raw data") which should appear below series with markers and line ("fit"). The ...

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### How to build a radar graph? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to make a graph like this? Preferably in excel or using a simple online tool? There is similar on this web-site, but not exact. I need to have 4 sections, each containing 5-6 ...

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### Organization charts in Visio 2013

I am creating an org chart in Visio 2013 from an excel file . I have linked external data to shapes so I see the external data at the bottom of the screen. If I change the external data in excel and ...

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209 views

### Export figure as PDF with surrounding white space cropped out

I exported a chart from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet by selecting the chart, the File > Export > Create PDF/XPS document, with the following options:
The result is nice except that:
How can I ...

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### Excel: Plot order total in map coordinates

I have a set of data that looks like this:
-X--Y----Amount-
AE 24 $178,00
Y 27 $162,00
AD 34 $680,00
AK 35 $178,00
Y 25 $29,00
U 23 $178,00
X 38 $193,00
AC 30 $226,00
AK ...

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### Adjust decimal separator in imported charts

I am about to write an English document with the German versions of MS Word and Excel. I use Excel to create a chart which I import into the Word document (by Copy & Paste).
I can tell Excel to ...

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### One dimensional charts in excel

I have 5 measurements (series) of six values going from 1 to 6.
So,
Series 1: 1.3;2.5;3.2;3.3;3.9;5
Series 2: 1.1;2.8;3.1;4.4;4.9;5.1
...
I would like to create a scatter chart where Y-axis would ...

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437 views

### Histogram - adding vertical line (x-value) - Excel

I have created a histogram from a list of data:
-0.0892 8
-0.0711 16
-0.0529 19
-0.0348 13
-0.0166 5
0.0015 12
0.0197 5
0.0378 5
0.0560 3
0.0741 4
0.0923 5
0.1104 1
I would like to add a ...

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### Plot 3 y axis in excel

I'm trying to plot three axes on the same graph. My data headings are: date/time (x axis), water level, temp, trout up, trout down.
I've seen examples where this is possible but don't know how to do ...

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### Excel Error Bars From Pivot Table

When Excel generates Standard Error error bars, it takes into account the number of data points. If a chart was generated from a pivot table, does Excel use the number of points in the pivot table, 1, ...

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### How to format the number category in chart tags?

Hello fellow Excel users:
I have 3 desktops at home. One has Excel 2007, other one Excel 2010, and the last one Excel 2013.
As a heavy Excel user, I prefer to have 3 different versions in order to ...

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### Adjacent bar charts with different scalings

I have this chart created in Excel 2013:
using this data:
Last 4 Weeks Last 12 Months
No. of Accounts 36 186
Net Revenue 149,562 ...

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219 views

### Excel 2010, how to show percentage values on clustered columns chart?

I was looking for a better way to do this but no luck googling. My problem is about showing numeric values and percentage value in clustered column chart. When I use pie chart, there is an option to ...

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### conditional formatting of pie chart segments

i have a very simple pie chart - developed in excel for mac 2011.
each segment of the chart represents a 'group' and is sized relative to a column of data called 'count'. there is a second column ...

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### Excel chart colours

In Microsoft Excel 2010, when I insert a chart with multiple data series (or a pie chart), each series (or slice) is automatically given a colour. My 2 questions are:
What is the formula used to ...

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### Create a stacked bar chart that displays data in monthly intervals?

I have a table with dates and prices, and I want to create a bar chart, which shows me total amount spent in months. Table looks like this:
30.5.2014 700,80 CZK
6.6.2014 1 000,30 CZK
20.6.2014 ...

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### Creating GANTT Chart (Timeline) From Start Time and Duration

I am attempting to create a daily graphical timeline from start times and duration. I have three columns: Program Name, Start Time and Duration. The data looks something like this...
The desired ...

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### Embedded excel chart in powerpoint does not print correctly from Office 2013

We have a user that has Office 2013 installed in her machine - she is the only one. The rest of the users have Office 2010. The user with 2013 is the only one with the issue.
There is a powerpoint ...

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### How to shade the area under a straight line graph in Excel

How do I shade the area under a straight line graph in Excel, along the x-axis? The graph data points are shown below.
0-16.67
170-16.67
170-6.712
187.5-6.712
652-25.352
670-33.408
910-33.408
910-0
...

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### how to create excel charts having strings in both x and y axis

I have a student data with Student Name and their grade (A/B/C/D/E.). Now I want to have a graph for this data.
Kindly help me.

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### Excel 2013 Chart - Multiple Series on Pivot Chart

I have an Excel 2013 file that pulls data from a SharePoint list. The goal is to create a dashboard that can be refreshed easily and without formatting or updating formulas of any type.
The ...

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### Excel bar graph, easy idea, hard implementation apparently

I want to make a graph like this, but I can't seem to make it correctly:
Data: 4, 2, 3, 4, 1, 3, 3, 2, 3, 4, 2, 3, 2, 1
Three elements: Y-axis potential values (1-4 or worst, below average, above ...

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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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### Chart not showing all data

I have created a very simple spreadsheet with data by half an hour for every day from Mon - Fri.
I have then created a line chart and in the legend every day is shown, however the data for Monday is ...

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### How to plot complex data as a radar chart in MS Excel?

I have some data from an experiment (which I did not design) that I'm supposed to analyze. After looking through the possible options for displaying the data to visually analyze, I believe that a ...

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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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### Using multiple data sources in a scatter graph

I have a script that runs something in a loop and writes its duration into a .csv file on a share. The file looks like this:
"timestamp","duration","ComputerName"
"7/8/2014 2:56:03 ...

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### How to Superimpose 2 Stacked Column Charts in Excel

I have two stacked column charts (with no gaps between the columns) that have identical X- and Y-axes with same intervals. One graph is displayed in red, while the other graph is displayed in blue. ...

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### Excel: Replace Number Format in Diagram

I have an Excel Workbook which will be sent to a client and I need to get the thousands and decimal seperators right.
I have a Workbook.Open routine which will change to custom formatting (and back on ...

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### Excel: How to create a nonuniform stack chart

I want to create a stack chart that shows the timeline of 3 phases on the x-axis (intervals separated by month) and total budget on the y-axis. The budgets for all projects will stack up against each ...

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### Excel 2007 VBA Export range as jpg file is trucating picture

I have a workbook with many different ranges of data with 77 lines or more. I need to copy them and save as JPG files, which will be used by other application.
Below is the example of code that I'm ...

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### Creating pie chart template for dynamic data

I am trying to create a pie chart template so that i can write data source dynamically through my java program and template will create the chart once after the data is added.
Please refer the example ...

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### In microsoft excel 2013, how do you find where a data point would intersect with an already plotted line?

I have a graph with one series of data, with a trend line and an associated trend line equation (y = mx + b). I have another series of data, but only of y-values. I want to find the x-values of this ...

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### Pie Radar Chart outline series not working

I have been trying to create a Pie Radar Chart as described in answer to this question.
Everything works until I get to the section that describes inserting a series to create the chart's outline:
...

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### LibreOffice graph axis label

I have made a graph out of about 20 lines of dates and 20 lines of values, but the graph doesn't show all the dates, which really bugs me, it just shows 'month' difference:
I would like to have ...

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### Using exported Google Play statistics in Excel

I have exported data from Google Play statistics, but I got this:
date,total_user_installs
20140618,291
20140617,291
20140616,291
20140615,290
20140614,289
20140613,289
20140612,288
20140611,286
...
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