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

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### Excel scatter plot with multiple series from 1 table

Say I have a table as follows:
Label | X | Y |
A | 1 | 1 |
B | 2 | 2 |
B | 3 | 2 |
A | 4 | 3 |
C | 5 | 4 |
A | 4 | 3 |
C | 2 | 1 |
How ...

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### Excel scatter plot with labels [duplicate]

I need to make an excel scatter plot.
Col A = Names
Col B = X axis
Col C = Y Axis
Doing a scatterplot on B,C makes the right chart.
However, how do I add little labels to each point with the ...

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### How to create a Horizon Graph in Excel?

Does anyone know how to create a Horizon Graph in Excel (preferably without needing to download an Add-In)? I believe these were originally called, "two-tone pseudo charts" developed by Saito and ...

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### How to plot excel chart with multiple series from single data source

How do I plot the following multiple series information on a single chart:
DateTime SeriesName Duration
2014-05-02_10:21:21 X 2013.006
2014-05-02_10:21:22 Y ...

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### How to get charts to automatically update with new data added?

If I were to have data in excel just like the table below, and then make line charts with that data. All is well and good until I have to come back around and add rounds 11, 12, and 13 to the data. ...

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### Excel plot digitizer [closed]

Is there any plot digitizer usable in Excel? I have discrete points (values X and Y) and I have to create graph from these - Excel can create the "mean curve" (I am sorry, I am not a native speaker so ...

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### Superscripts in Excel chart labels

I have data like this in two columns:
2 | 5
4 | 6
8 | 7
I want to plot them (scatter plot) with x={2,4,8}, y={5,6,7} but in the x-axis show 2 as 2^1, 4 as 2^2, 8 as 2^3, but not with the ^ symbol ...

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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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### How can I use the row number in an Excel chart?

I have an Excel table which is simply one column of dates. Each date has a distinct value, and they are already sorted. Something like:
5/29/2011
6/21/2011
6/26/2011
7/1/2011
7/3/2011
...

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### Changing the units on the x-axis in a LibreOffice Calc chart

I've used the LibreOffice chart wizard to make a chart, and I would like the x-values to be different to the default of 1,2,3... (in this case, 500,1000,...). How can I do this?

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### How do I group and chart date ranges in Excel?

I want to visualize the use of vehicles in a family through time. I have collected the dates each vehicle was being used as follows (example data) :
And want to somehow chart the data to visualize ...

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### What are the labels for minor ticks in a log scale graph?

What are the labels for the minor ticks in a log scale graph?
I would like to label them. So, I want to know how to calculate the value for each of the minor tick.

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### In Visio, how do I create a chart with coordinates throughtout time

I have these data (from MSSQL, that I converted into Access/Excel) on a moving object in a defined space
x y time
0 0 07/04/2014 08:48:07
5 5 07/04/2014 16:35:25
6 4 ...

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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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### Automatically updating bar chart?

So for a project at work I have a table in excel that contains numbers for each month of the year up to this one in four categories. It looks (a bit) like this:
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### Automatic scatter plot in Excel 2010 [closed]

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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### Word: remove space before paragraph with picture

I'm writing a paper and adding charts surrounded by the text has been quite a pain. Currently I have one chart that sits in the top left corner of a page. There is approximately 4 cm left after the ...

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### How to create line chart in Excel with two series of ordinal/nominal data?

I have these two columns in Excel.
Result Speed
------ ----
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
MEDIUM HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH HIGH
HIGH ...

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### How to make Excel chart axis start NOT at major unit?

Is it possible to have an Excel chart where the axis does NOT start at the major unit?
See the example below, where I want the x-axis to start at the year 2007, but have major unit 5 years and show ...

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### How can I create this column chart in Excel?

Well, I'm trying to create a column chart from this simple piece of data and I don't quite understand how the the chart tool is selecting the data and axises.
Here is the data:
...

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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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### Excel Chart from Multiple Sheets

I have a bunch of sheets and each one has a value in cell K15 and call K20. How do I make a stacked column chart that shows these values stacked for each sheet?
Forgive my crude drawing, but ...

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### How to attach a note to a specific date in a dynamic graph in Excel?

I have a graph that I update every month with new data. I want to annotate some comments to relevant days inside the graph, and when I update it, they stay fixed to that days.
Now, I draw this notes ...

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### Excel scatter chart to show crossbar on selected point

Is there a way to configure Excel 2010 to show a crossbar on selected point in a scatter chart? The default behavior is to show a tooltip with the point's value when hover over the mouse cursor. When ...

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### Excel Scatter Diagram

I have data in Excel as follows (just example of them, not all):
Name | Asset | Count
-----------------------------
John | Apple | 1
Adam | Banana | 2
Pete | Apple | 1
Mark | Berry ...

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### How do I adjust the width of a series in an Excel chart?

Here is a picture of my current chart:
I've tried to modify the scale to get the series' (the column) to be thicker. Ideally, I'd like the columns to be closer together too. I've double-clicked on ...

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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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### 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 combine multiple trendlines in a single chart?

I'm new in here and I love the forum already! I'm stuck with a problem now. I am doing financial ratio analysis of a company for five years and I need to show the ratios in a trendline. I have ...

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### How to plot negative numbers in Y-axis in Excel 2013

I have created a chart of Sales and Growth over a period of years... The growth is negative in a couple of years.
A normal combo chart with Sales in Primary Axis and Growth in Secondary axis looks ...

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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 change Excel chart size with screen size

I have a Excel spreadsheet that is edited primarily from my desktop
computer at work (which has two large screens) but is also sometimes
edited on my personal laptop computer from home (which has one
...

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### Two problems with Excel graphing

See the following figure
I have two problems with Excel 2013, I am not sure how to solve these:
1) The axis title overlaps the data values on all my axes. From the figure, I am unable to change ...

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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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### How to: edit data in excel, visualize it on a second screen whilst live?

Suppose I have the following set-up:
I have a laptop connected to a screen. The screen shows whatever. The screen is in front on an audience who are asked to choose between several alternatives, say ...

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### In an Excel chart, how do you craft X-axis labels with whole number intervals?

I have a sorted list of values that I'd like to see graphed in an Excel chart just to see the shape of the curve. Here is the initial chart:
Looks ok, but the X-axis is ugly, so lets clean that ...

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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 to have Excel chart connect data points when no value?

I'm charting daily values using a line chart. On some dates, I don't have any data. I would like the chart to connect the data points for which I have data across any gap in data.
So for example if ...

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### How to make a Pie radar chart

I want to create a circular chart in Excel with 8 sectors like in this example:
Instead of representing the percentage like in a pie chart, I want the actual value like in a radar chart.
Is it ...

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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 can I make a pictograph?

How could I make a chart similar to the one below?
Of course, I could use an app like Microsoft Paint, but that would be too time-consuming and awkward. What would be a simple way to do this?

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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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### Make two or more graphs have the same scale

I have several area graphs in an Excel spreadsheet. I want all of those graphs to have exactly the same scale.
Each of the graphs have a measurement in meters on each of the axes. I want each of the ...

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### how can i capture a flash object thats displayed by the browser but the swf file is kind of protected, like on scribd

i want to download a stock's intraday price chart. its a flash object. dont know whether its protected in such a manner as to not allow it to be saved on to the disks of end users(like certain files ...

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### The Specified Dimesion is not valid for current chart type

I am trying to open a file into which I will copy the data from the previous file but I am getting an error while opening the other file.
Here is my code
Dim WSC, WSD As String
Dim Filter As String, ...

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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.