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

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Any good 'how to…' resources out there? [closed]

Does any one have any good resources - websites or books, when it comes to creating (mastering) simple to complicated graphs or charts? I've reached the point where I need to do more than tables. ...
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How to antialias trendline in Excel?

I have created a couple of line charts in Excel 2011 for Mac. The actual data line looks good and is antialiased in a nice way but when I then add a trendline it is jagged and ugly: I have tried ...
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Create graph for requests per minute and uri

I have a table that looks like this. time|uri 08:50:28|foo 08:51:42|bar 08:52:48|foo 08:53:49|bar 08:53:50|baz 08:54:02|bar 08:54:03|baz 08:55:27|foo 08:55:34|baz 08:56:47|bar I would like to make ...
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How to rotate text in axis category labels of Pivot Chart in Excel 2007?

I'm using a pivot chart in Excel to display data. My problem is: I can not influence the orientation of the text in the "axis" (don't know how to call it correctly, I'm sorry). As an example: In the ...
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How make this graph in Excel?

I'm trying to do this kind of graph in Excel, but nothing so far. I don't find anything like it, but it has to be this way, not bars. starter 22,58 20,76 7,1 37,93 68,42 ...
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Best way to visualize graph on a text console?

I looking for a solution to visualize a graph on a standard unix text console. Speaking more precisely I need to visualize a graph of dependencies between files from specified set, those dependencies ...
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How to visualize/graph a massive dataset?

I have a CSV file of data collected using Performance Monitor. It collected CPU usage at 5 second intervals for two weeks. I need to be able to graph or visual the data in a way that'll help me ...
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Excel Graph: how can I show two values in the same bar? Not using stacked?

I've created some data for inventory items over time. Each item has two models (A & B), and the scale is (-) or (+). I've included example images of the type of graph (drawn) I'm aiming for, with ...
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Excel 2007 Chart - Super Simple Chart what am I doing wrong?

I have two columns. The first column begins with "Year" followed by well years (1999, 2000, 2001, etc.). The second column has a title of "Revenue" and is contains revenue values ($12.1M, $13.2M, ...
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How to rename the values on Y Axis in Excel?

I'm trying to rename the values that are on my Y Axis on a chart in excel. Currently I have mapped various letters to number equivilants just to get it plotted, but would like now to have the letter ...
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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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How to do up a excel hair chart?

I'm trying to do up a chart (on excel), the chart that I have in mind is somewhat similar to the attached picture. Data: X-axis: dates (weekly data) Y-axis: interest rates Doing this, I can ...
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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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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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Add custom forecasting line in Excel Charts

I got the following graph (in purple): I want to add the dotted forecasting line. It's a cell value, but not referenced to the point on the X-Axis (Oktober 13). I'm a bit lost as to how I could ...
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Use of Excel 2011 to produce a line graph showing amplitude variations with distance

I have 2 columns of numbers: Column A I want to be the X axis of a smooth line graph which goes through all of the data points which shows distance. Column B I want to be the Y axis showing ...
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Print an organizational chart to PDF from JSON data?

I've been searching for a few days and haven't found quite what I need yet. I've got a tool I'm working on that displays a person in a sort of visual hierarchy of the company (from the CEO down the ...
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Simplest Automated Analysis and Chart Generation Tool?

Are there any products that can take a CSV of info, and quickly generate commonly-asked for info? I'm wondering if there's any way easier than pulling this into Excel or Matlab and manually doing all ...
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Excel 2010 create pie chart with labels which apply to more than one segment

I want to create a pie chart with data labels which refer to more than one segment. I have found an approximate way of doing this - these are the steps I followed. My data looks like this: I want ...
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Free or Open Solution for Storing and Charting CSV data [closed]

I'm presently storing CSV files, combining them, opening them in open office, creating pivot tables and then generating charts from the spreadsheet. I've looked at OOBase, but appending csv files to ...
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Labelling points in a plot in Excel with customized label

I want to label a plot's points in excel with neither the x nor the y variable but a label that is in a cell where the row happens to be. So for example, if I have the following table data: 1 1 a ...
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Is there a graph paper like drawing software?

I have a college assignment, where I have to draw diagrams of voronoi, delaunay, minimum spanning tree etc for the college. I want to do that in computer. I searched in google with no luck. Is there ...
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Advanced Chart in Excel - column width based on cell value

I am an intermediate excel user struggling to create a specific chart for an internship project. I have spent a lot of time trying to figure it out and have searched the web extensively. Below is an ...
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How to highlight data points in a scatter chart in excel?

I have a scatter chart with a series of numbers in Excel. Most of the time, those numbers are high (>1000). I would like to display the scatter chart with those numbers in the default color, but if ...
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What tool to use to create a chart like this one? [closed]

Which tool can you recommend to draw such a diagram: I have tried Excel, but it is not really straight forward.
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How to make bar graph shorter for higher numbers?

I would like to inverse the bar graph in a way that the lower the number, the higher the bargraph should be. Currently in the picture below, those items ranked 200 have the highest bar height while ...
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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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Creating a chart using a dynamic named range in Excel 2010

I am trying to create a scatter plot in Excel 2010 using dynamic named ranges and am having trouble getting it to work. Here's simple example that is failing: Open Excel, starting a new workbook ...
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Finding X on Excel scatter plot/trend line

If I have some data in an scatter plot in Excel, e.g. X Y 1 10 2 20 3 30 4 40 5 50 and I want to find the Y value for X = 10, or X=3.5, or whatever (obviously this is a simplified example) I've ...
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Create two axis stacked columns chart in Excel

The data I'd like to chart is like this: 2000 2001 2002 A x x x B x x x C x x x D x ...
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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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Can I use 2 different Columns of Data for the same axis & same series in Excel

I have a simple dataset in Excel showing Players, Win Count & Win % I'd like on my Bar Chart to keep the % on the Vertical Axis like it currently... But I'd also like to put the Win Count on ...
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Advanced graph in Excel

This is my data: Date Electricity Electricity2 Electricity3 Water Oil level (cm) 2011-06-30 8508 16041 7521 794 / 2011-07-10 8568 16170 7601 800 ...
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Graph-like data editor tool?

Is there any unified editor program for creating, mainpulating and visualizing graphs, trees... or maybe any custom structured data. The accent is on editing, not visualization, i.e. not a drawing ...
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Animate Excel Chart

I'm preparing for an Ignite talk and need to figure out how to animate an Excel chart, which will eventually go inside a PowerPoint. I would like to animate the following into a single chart/slide. ...
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Logarithmic X-axis in Excel puts axis numbers in wrong position

I have a dataset with logarithmic x-values (of concentration being diluted by a factor of 10) and regular (non-logarithmic) y-values. When I format the x-axis to use a logarithmic scale, the y-axis is ...
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How to do a conditional formatting in a table from a graph?

As you can see in this example below, I would like to be able to put in red the negative numbers that are in the table below the graph. I would like to apply a conditional formatting on this table ...
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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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Generate event distribution chart in Excel

I have a single column in Excel with lots of date/time stamps (in UTC) of certain events, like this: 2014-02-20 23:04:57.9263690 +00:00 2014-02-20 23:05:02.3117944 +00:00 2014-02-20 23:05:02.7490564 ...
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Excel Scatter Chart with category based formatting of points

I have some data which I would like to plot in the scatter chart in the following format date, category, value 01-Jan,Cat1,0.03 01-Jan,Cat2,0.13 01-Jan,Cat3,0.27 01-Jan,Cat4,0.32 ...
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Having trouble creating certain graph in Excel

I want to create a graph which given a list of dates, will produce a line graph representing the number of occurrences of list dates. For example, this would be ideal. But when I try to recreate ...
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How to create an Excel chart showing a value and its change?

I would like to create a chart that shows a value and how it has changed, like this one in Excel. The importatnt thing (which I am not able to achive) is that there are two numers associated with ...
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Windows programs to create timeline charts?

I would like to create a chart for my source control depicting the trunk and all the branches, with various details, like creation date, merge date, created revision, merge revision, close revision ...
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Scattergraph in Excel?

I am not sure if this is the right site, though here's my question: I've been trying to make a scattergraph with Excel, but not getting the result I want. I have 2 data values for one thing. I don't ...
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How can I show a line chart in Excel (or Access) with category lines that ignore missing data?

I'm collecting data for various series (A-G), at sporadic intervals. I want a line chart, with one line for each series, that is connected even if there are intervals where no data was collected for ...
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Excel 2010, Consolidating Category Axis in Pie Chart

I am working on a very basic "home budget" spreadsheet, to quickly see: A) how much money is left after the bills are paid and B) what % of withdrawals are going to what categories of expenses. I ...
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Placing labels on data points in a stacked bar chart in Excel

Is it possible to place the labels not on the Y axis, but on the data point itself in a stacked bar chart in excel? I am trying to modify the timeline template available here so that my labels for ...
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Best software to build charts (pies, bars) [closed]

I am somewhat disappointed with Excel charts and short of building my own with a vector graphics too, is there something really awesome for charts?
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How can I create a pie-chart with gnuplot?

I want to create a pie-chart. Is that possible with gnuplot and how to realize that?
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Excel survey data pivoting, plotting and analysis

I have a set of data from Google forms survey. I ran into a problem representing the data for a specific question type, grid to be exact. So for example you get a question like this one: and ...