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I need to draw a dispersion diagram in Excel, but that must be vertical, not horizontal.

I have this table and need to graph the "Weighted" column:

table

When I try, I get this horizontal graph:

try

What I need is a vertical graph like this that I can superimpose on my table:

goal

I need the points on the graph aligned with the numbers on the left so I can produce a result Like this:

example

Does anybody know how I can do that?

  • Your question isn't clear now. Please explain how the graph should look like and what is the logic behind axis numbers. – Máté Juhász Nov 14 '15 at 19:20
  • The Y axis appears to be a category list with numerical names. The X axis is non-linear. It will be difficult for anybody to answer without more information about the data. – fixer1234 Nov 14 '15 at 19:34
  • 1) What is the scale of the X axis (it's non-linear)? I don't believe you can do that natively in Excel. Do you need that in your graph or can you use a linear scale? 2) You have some values that appear to be in random (maybe chronological) order, and you're connecting sequential values with a line. Is this supposed to illustrate some sort of progression over time? – fixer1234 Nov 14 '15 at 23:05
  • The values are from a subjective evaluation. importance is evaluated from 1 to 5, impact is from -3 to 3 and Wighted is importance*impact. this is the graph i obtained [link] (dropbox.com/s/31d4sxq6k05wxfx/Obtained.PNG?dl=0) (sorry for the link, can´t put in the question). I need to obtain somethin like this [link] (dropbox.com/s/lozj1rvdnulw0t8/try.PNG?dl=0) but my problem is that i can´t put the graphic – Lena Von Engel Nov 14 '15 at 23:26
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To get something like this:
enter image description here
you do not need to do pretty much.

As i can see, you allready have the chart.
To line it up, you only need a transparent background:
Rightclick your chart and Format it.
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(after the hight is as you wanted it, you can do a solid fill again if you like)

For getting the "Limit"-lines you can use a simple trick. Create a small table like the grey one on the right with one empty row (wherever you want). Add a second graph (should be 2 lines) and then simply format them.
enter image description here

However, to make excel lining up a chart with your cells is as good impossible.

Hopefully that helped at least a bit.

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