Can Draw Shapes Or Angles Based On Data

Apr 16, 2008

Can Excel Draw Shapes or Angles based on Data?

I have a radiation Excel file that solves for Radiation intensity using Distance and shielding as reducing factors.

Similar to a circle of light being less intense with distance so is radiation.

I need excel to draw a circle from a point specified based on a value I give.

For example at 1 ft I might have 500 R in 1 hour (life threatening!)

At 16 feet I have about 2 R in 1 hour (not safe for too long)

These circles would be overlayed on an map.

I would like to draw a new circle at various distances, simialar to a bullseye.

I would also like a triangle drawn based on angles and SIN / COS / TAN formulas

Could this be done in VB or preferably without.

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Can Excel Draw Shapes or Angles based on Data? I have a radiation Excel file that solves for Radiation intensity using Distance and shielding as reducing factors. Similar to a circle of light being less intense with distance so is radiation. I need excel to draw a circle from a point specified based on a value I give. For example at 1 ft I might have 500 R in 1 hour (life threatening!) At 16 feet I have about 2 R in 1 hour (not safe for too long). These circles would be overlayed on an map. I would like to draw a new circle at various distances, simialar to a bullseye.
I would also like a triangle drawn based on angles and SIN / COS / TAN formulas

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