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

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### Aligning Stacked Bar Chart w/ Scatter Plot Data

I have a scatter plot that has several data points at regular intervals, e.g. (8, 10) (8, 15) (40, 12) (40, 9), etc.
I'd like to have a stacked bar chart that lines up with these intervals, but so far ...

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### Excel scatter graph fill inside shape

I would like to fill the area between two graphs.
My data is in the following format:
x y
0 0
1 1
2 4
....
0 0
As you can see they start and end at the same point. For my data it draws a chart ...

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### Excel chart: Poor plot of a straight horizontal line, due to settings that use “Major Unit: Fixed” for the vertical axis

I have a table of data that is the source for a chart. I import different data into the table often to plot it in the chart. In the settings for vertical axis, I selected "Major Unit: Fixed (at 1.0)", ...

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### How to tell Excel that “Years” are “Years”, not data

I have googled everywhere about this but no solution found. I have three columns in Excel:
A: Years, from 1960 to 2013
B: Maize production (in tonnes)
C. Wheat production (in tonnes)
If I make a ...

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### How can I select two data points on line graph and return its corresponding values?

I have a simple line chart and I want to select any two data points of line and wants in return its corresponding value.
For example, my 11 different points are below. Simple line graph can be drawn ...

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### Combining 2 named ranges into a single series line chart in Excel 2010

How do I combine 2 named ranges into a single series. I have months on the X axis and average hours per month YTD on the Y axis. I want to separate the average hours into financial years i.e. the ...

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### Visio 2013 - Flowchart Legend

I get the following error when I try to insert a legend into my visio diagram (flowchart):
There are no suitable data graphics on this page. If you apply a
data graphic, you can usa a legend to ...

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219 views

### Plotting timedata in gnuplot

I have a log file (auth.log) where non-relevant lines has been removed.
I wish to aggregate lines per hour/day into the plot, meaning that each line that is within the same hour or day is aggregated ...

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### Formatting time s:mm.00 in Excel (Office 2010) and graphing

My son is a competitive swimmer. I would like to make a stacked bar chart using the various time standards for each stroke. The times are listed in m:ss.00 format. I have several problems I need help ...

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856 views

### How to make a LibreOffice Calc XY (scatter) plot with named dots?

I have a simple XY scatter plot made from a 2-column spreadsheet. When I hover over a dot, I can see the ID of the dot (e.g. "Data point 8456").
I would like to know if I could have the content of a ...

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### How to combine Excel charts on same X-axis

I want to create two stacked graphs in one chart object. One should be Stacked Column, and another Stacked Area. They represent revenue per partner per week of the year. On x-axis are weeks of the ...

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### Stacked column chart in Excel with the label of x-axis between the bars

I want to draw a stacked column chart in Excel and I want to put the label of the x-axis between the bars; for example:

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### excel - how to connect a graph max with original (0,0) point

If I have a spreadsheet that has the following data:
A
0 0
1 2
2 4
3 4
4 6
0-4 X Axis
A is Y Axis
First point is (0,0)
Second Point is (1,2)
Third point is (2,4)
...

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### Create progress bar or milestone type graphs in Excel 2007

I want to display project progress in Excel 2007. Is there a way to show a progress bar like graph filled for completed percentage and empty until end date for a milestone or the whole project? It ...

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### How to make Excel chart intelligently select data

I got a set of memory usage that I am trying to plot on Excel. I got time, total RAM, used RAM, used SWAP and free SWAP each with its own column.
But if I select all of columns for a line chart the ...

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### Creating a line graph in excel with changing/result cells

For a project we are creating care packages for the homeless. I am trying to figure how many kits to make for the least leftover material as the things we are putting into the packages are sold in ...

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### Excel - Scatter plot does not connect all data points

in Excel I have a chart with 5 scatterplots. The x-axis is always the same column. However, the last added scatterplot does not connect all data points (see figure). There are some blank cells in the ...

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672 views

### 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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### 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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### Scatter chart, with one text (non-numerical) axis

Lets imagine I manage 100 pizza stores. I want to plot a chart each day, of how long deliveries are taking.
My data might look like this:
London 23
London 22
London 44
London 18
...

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### Scatterplot of categorical values from pivot table

I am trying to create a scatterplot of two categorical values in Windows Excel 2013.
I tried putting the values into a pivot table, but cannot create an XY chart type with a chart that has been ...

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### Excel changes chart layout when I save as template

I created a chart layout that I like and replicate across numerous other charts. I saved it as a template. When I go to apply the template, the preview is different than my current chart. When I apply ...

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### Excel 2013: stacked bar chart with date, updating date issue

I have a stacked bar chart, with time and duration in Excel 2013 (I'm trying to show 30 day milestones). I had no problem the first time I created the file.
Now that I need to update the dates (to ...

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2k views

### How to draw a 'sane' scatter plot in Excel?

I've been at it for over 2 hours now and am just a bit flustered :)
I have the following data (for example):
Label | Criterion 1 | Criterion 2 |
A1 | 7 | 3 |
A2 | 1 ...

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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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31k views

### Excel or PPT: How to have two pie charts, but one legend

I would like to design a slide that shows two pie charts of the same size side-by-side, but with a single legend that is centered on the page beneath both charts. I can easily create one of the pies ...

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### Plotting quarterly and monthly data in Excel

I have one monthly data series in one spreadsheet and one quarterly in a different spreadsheet. What is the "smartest" way to plot them together in one graph (in Excel)? Its quite a lot of data, so I ...

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666 views

### Get Excel to use column of numbers as labels (equally-spaced on x-axis) instead of as x values (x-axis co-ordinates)

It could be an easy question but I can't find a proper way to accomplish my task.
I have a simple graph and all I want is to show the X values I wrote in the first column at the bottom of the graph ...

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### Set the primary maximum and minimum Y-values equal to the corresponding secondary Y-values on a graph in Excel?

Is there a way to set the scale on a chart so that the primary maximum and minimum Y-values equal the same values on the secondary Y axis as well?
Basically I have a number of different stocks I'm ...

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### Scatter plot combined with line chart

I am doing a compensation plot
I need to make a line chart with 30 grades, each having a min and max.(low and high salary within that range) On top of that, I need to plot specific employees within ...

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### excel chart data labels failing to apply to all series

if I have a multiple series chart (pivot chart to be exact, can be line or bar) and I select (from the ribbon)
layout
data labels
more data label options...
then it automatically slaps ...

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### Chart Series name referencing cell address Excel 2010 VBA

I am using Excel 2010.
I have a XY scatter chart built and formatted the way I like. I reuse this chart many times, so I just copy and paste the chart into a new worksheet containing the new data ...

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### Modifying Column Charts in Excel [closed]

I was wondering if someone might be able to help me figure out how to create a particular chart in excel. The rows are businesses and the columns are what percentage of people in area A and B that use ...

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### how to replicate the chart on excel

right now i'm working on a excel chart.
Long story short, i'm looking to replicate the following interest rate project charts.
my question, how should i arrange my excel data in order to achieve a ...

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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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### how to realize a distribution diagram (for nationalities) in crystal report

I have some database views provided by our campus management software. I have a list of matriculated students per study program (subset of faculty) with some default data (addresses, nationality, ...

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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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### Bar chart displaying too few days

I am trying to display a week-long step in a project. I am using the standard calendar. 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, 31 days per month. Auto schedule. The "Days" column shows the correct number ...

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### How to change x-axis min/max of Column chart in Excel?

Here i have a column chart of binomial distribution, showing how many times you can expect to roll a six in 235 dice rolls:
Note: You could also call it a binomial mass distribution for p=1/6, ...

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### Add multiple series to a dynamic chart

I have a large amount of data stored in a table that is used to update about 8 charts (through named ranges). Each chart has the date and ID as the x-axis with a particular parameter being charted. ...

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### Having trouble graphing big data in Excel (3500+ rows, 2 columns)

I really need with help this issue. I'm trying to show a relationship between two categories but the only problem is there's too much data!
Problem: Is there a relationship between X and Y?
X and Y ...

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### plotutils: `graph` creates empty plots

I'm trying to create simple plots using graph as described in this tutorial. However, even the most basic example:
echo 0 0 1 1 2 0 | graph -T png > plot.png
produces a perfectly white 570x570 ...

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### Excel 2013 Pivot Charts: will not display multiple series

I have a table of data that I copied into Excel 2013. It looks like the following:
City Month Category AvgCount
Houston, TX Jan 1 0.05
Houston, TX Jan ...

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### I cannot insert a bar chart in PowerPoint

In rerence to a previous post I too can no longer insert a chart into powerpoint. When I select chart type it allows me to click but then blinks at me and does nothing. My IT guys have looked into ...

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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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### Radar chart in excel - charting with intended “gap data”

I want to plot a radar chart that has cross-fire axis with text added labels at each axis. The data items to be placed between these axis points eg at 2pm, 4pm, 8pm, 10pm.
I am having difficulty ...

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### how to combine multiple charts with same x-axis (stacking two charts) in Excel

I have 3 time series data with wildly different data ranges. I can show two of them using a primary and secondary y-axis but that does not work well with the third data series.
In Excel is it ...

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### Excel Charting - How to edit the X axes for positive value on both sides?

I have a stacked chart, with the X axes at bottom. So there are two bars protruding along the y axes from each category. to get an idea of the X axes, it's something like this
How to plot positive ...

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### Extract numerical data from MS Word graph [duplicate]

I have a word document that includes chart objects linked to data held in unknown spreadsheets that cannot be accessed.
The charts are 'frozen', in the sense that they are displaying the data ...

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### How to add padding to images/chart in MS Word with 'in line with text' wrapping?

I have a justified paragraph at the end of a two column page. On inserting a chart with "in line with text" mode under text wrapping in the middle of the paragraph, the image appears fine.
How can I ...