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I currently combine weekly data with daily data for an excel chart.

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How can I select my data so it is consistenly weekly? Or is there a chart feature to only include the weekly data? I don't want to manually pick dates either using the date picker chart feature.

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    For the weekly data, is it some sort of aggregate of the daily data, or do you just want a given day's data? – cybernetic.nomad Oct 11 '18 at 20:08
  • @cybernetic.nomad no aggegrate, just a given days. – excelguy Oct 11 '18 at 21:06
  • Try using a Pivot Chart, and then "Group" the date axis to your desired span. – PeterT Oct 11 '18 at 21:14
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    No please dont make me use a PIVOT CHART! PLEASE! I will if I have no other choice. – excelguy Oct 11 '18 at 21:20
  • As a work-around, just convert your data to a pivot table and reap the benefits of that. But, chart the data as a regular line or xy/scatter chart. If you create the chart first, then select the data through the dialog box, you won't have to worry about the pivot chart nonsense. – dav Oct 12 '18 at 12:38
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Assuming the first column of data is in column A, make a helper column with the following formula in it:

=WEEKDAY(A1)

and populate down

Autofilter on the day of the week you want to use for your data.

The chart should skip hidden rows

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  • if I converted to a pivot , would it be easier? I'm trying to incorporate this stuff in vba. – excelguy Oct 11 '18 at 21:32

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