Help on questions about graphs, charts and other graphical methods to show data.

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### How can I use 2 information on 1 Y axis graph?

please help. I want to create a column bar graph that shows 2 information, one is the actual number and another is the annualized number. Can it be stacked but with different style (the annualized ...

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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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### 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 create excel charts having strings in both x axis and y axis [duplicate]

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.
Description: Hai, I was tried to plot a graph having two fields (NAME and Gradde like ...

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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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### 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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### 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 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 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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### 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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### How do you shift data markers in excel?

How do you shift the data markers such that they align with the end of the month? The chart is shown here.

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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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### Excel scatter chart, with grouped text values on the X axis

Apples 1
Apples 5
Apples 2
Bananas 1
Bananas 4
Bananas 6
I want two bars on the X axis (Apples, Bananas), but with crosses marking the points on the Y axis.
Here's a mockup:
I'd want 1 ...

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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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### How do I disable screen updating while reformatting an Excel 2007 chart?

I have a chart with about 70,000 data points. When I format the axes or data series, Excel automatically updates the chart before I am finished editing the value. This is very slow (1+ minutes), even ...

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

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 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Microsoft Excel chart with dynamic series

I am working on creating a excel template file that includes charts generated from the data added. One of the charts displays trending data over 12 months for an unknown number of products. The ...

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### Zero values in Excel logarithmic chart: Can the warning be suppressed?

I'm plotting data in an Excel 2003 chart with a logarithmic scale on the Y axis. Some data points are occasionally missing, and this is represented by blank cells. The resulting graph looks like the ...

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### Plot multiple sets of x,y data on a single chart

Have several series of data I want to plot on the same chart:
Series A
Y X
4015188 7361762
4020374 9581526
4022289 10649655
4023878 11223132
4025512 12035416
4028600 13408580
4030353 ...

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### How to fill in missing dates in chart

I'm looking for a simple way to chart a list of values each correlating to a date. For example:
Date Value
11/7/13 2
11/8/13 2
11/11/13 3
11/14/13 2
Etc. The problem is, the chart does ...

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### Finding trends in multi-category data in Excel

I have an Excel spreadsheet that contains hundreds of rows of data that each represent a single sample in a larger population. Each row is divided into three columns that contain frequency counts of ...

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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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### 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 | ...

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### Extract chart data from Word document to CSV files automatically

I have lots of charts in a Word document in docx format. If I click on Edit data, I get an Excel window which displays the data. From there, it's easy to export it to CSV.
How is it possible to ...

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### Adding text axis labels to excel scatter chart

I have a Spreadsheet with data like this
Label Data
PA_1 1
PA_2 2
PB_1 3
with hundreds of rows.
I want to create a scatter graph where the x-axis contains the names in the label column.
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### Linked images in PowerPoint not updating

First of all, excuse me if this question is asked on the wrong StackExchange site.
I have a PowerPoint (2010) presentation with two slides. Both slides contain an image (two different images), and ...

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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 turn a 3D chart into something watchable on a 3D television?

Let's say I have a 3D scatter plot in R or a data frame with 3 fields filled with numeric data.
How can that be "turned" into "something" watchable on a 3D television (like a random big screen TV ...

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### Having some issues making specific line charts in Excel

I am sorry if this is a dumb question, but I need to pass a graph to excel and I'm failing to do so. I have no idea where to fix it.
Basically I already have one on Matlab, but I want to remake it ...

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### Excel area chart - y axis and major grid does not match 1 of the 2 series values

Using an area chart to show survey responses as two series with four data points in each. The x-axis are the four answer choices, the y axis is the percentage of respondents.
The problem is the data ...

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### How to get data series in Highchart from a JSON POST request (cross domain)

I'd like to create my own Highstock's chart on a local html file by using the JSON data series retrieved with a POST request to a third-party domain.
I've read several docs on Highcharts' website but ...

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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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### Excel Charts - How do i plot time on the Y axis

I am a keen runner and am trying to plot my progress on a chart using the following times
00:27:18
00:28:19
00:26:49
00:27:19
00:26:05
00:27:18
00:26:22
00:26:49
00:30:40
00:28:03
00:26:58
00:27:35
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### Cannot insert charts into PowerPoint 2013

I cannot insert charts into PowerPoint 2013. Each time I wish to, once I have selected the desired chart type and click 'OK', it simply blinks (exits and reopens). It then returns me to the same ...

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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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### How to create a 4 variables chart in excel? [closed]

I have been trying to figure out a way to create a chart with 4 variables in Excel. I can get to 3 with no problem but the 4th variable seems not possible.
Here is my data (I am working with decoding ...

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### How to make a 3D chart in excel

I found the same question but I'm not getting a 3D looking chart as posted in the answer.
My data looks like this:
5 7 11 15 19
0.1 28 21 12 9 7
0.2 22 14 9 ...

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### graph in excel to represent correlation of 3 parameters

I have some data in excel and I would like to make a graphical representation of those data. Structure of my data:
persons ID : from 1 to 485 to every person, there is one parameter like average ...

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### Excel Chart Timeline

I have a CSV file that I have opened in Excel 2011 for Mac.
The CSV looked like this:
Timestamp | URL
01/Jan/2014:01:01:01 /path/to/something1
01/Jan/2014:01:01:05 ...

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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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### Display numbers twice on x axis in excel chart

I have following values that I would like to display on the X axis of my chart:
0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,10,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1,0
But my chart is displaying the values as ...