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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ----------------------------- 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 ...
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How to chart time of day in Google Spreadsheet with midnight crossover?

I'm struggling with the best way to chart a series of times in Google Spreadsheets that involves a midnight crossover. The data in question is a graph of a bedtime, when the time to bed is after ...
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How can I set the primary maximum and minimum Y-values equal to the corresponding secondary Y-values on a graph in Excel?

I was wondering if there was a way I can 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 ...
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Add custom error bars to multiple series in one graph

I have my data in a csv file like below, except with more columns and rows Mean values 61 43 Sample 1 0.009 0.059 Sample 2 0.108 0.099 Sample 3 0.043 0.038 ...
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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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How to create a Horizon Graph in Excel?

I was wondering if anyone knew 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 ...
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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 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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How to change Excel chart size with screen size

I have posted the following question on StackOverflow, but was told that it would be more appropriate here instead. Any assistance that could be provided would be much appreciated. I have a Excel ...
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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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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 ...