Rotate Chart/Graph

Apr 23, 2008

is it possible to rotate a graph. i need to turn my stacked cone graph upside-down so that the point is facing down and not up

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Swap/Rotate Chart Axis

Aug 8, 2008

I am trying to chart a range of dates, for example. I have some boats that are on contract between dates a and b. I would liketo plot several boats with their contract date range. I have tried using a bar chart, but all the lines start at 0. I got it working using an Excel 2007 Stock chart, however, it is in the wrong orientation. I would like to Rotate the Chart 90 degrees, swap the axis, or find a better method all together. I cannot post the spreadsheet as its confidential.

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Dec 29, 2011

I have a spreadsheet created in Excel 2003 (which is what we use at work, unfortunately).

My employees periodically take a test to ensure they have certain items memorized (or are making progress to that end). The spreadsheet rows show all 46 of my employees, and their test scores. The columns are the dates that the tests are administered. I can create a line graph based on the chart data, and interpolate these data with no problems.

The problem is that there are 46 employees! 46 lines on the same graph make for a very cluttered, hard to understand visual. I want to simplify the view by "filtering out" some of the data.

I have an additional column in my spreadsheet for each employee's work area (Area 1, Area 2, etc), and another column with data based on first letter of last name (the values here could be "A-G", "H-M", "N-S" and "T-Z", for example). I figure i could filter my line graph based on these two columns. For example, somehow select just Area 1, and reduce the number of lines on the graph to 16. Or better yet, Choose "Area 2" AND "A-M" and end up with 7 employees (and therefore 7 lines on the graph).

Here's what i have tried:

1) Select the work area column, and use the Filter, which created a drop-down list at the column heading. When i use this drop-down list, i can easily filter the data in the worksheet by Work Area, but this is not reflected in the line graph, which still shows all 46 lines. The problem was that i forgot that i had set the Calculation Options to "Manual". Setting this to "Automatic" (or leaving it on Manual and pressing F9) solved the problem, as the chart now updates when i use the filters. Calculation options are under the "Formula" tab in 2007, or in Tools -> Options -> [either calculation or formula, i forget what it's called] in 2003.

2) Create several separate line graphs in several separate sheets. I wouldn't want to assign someone else the task of maintaining a spreadsheet of such inefficient design.

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Nov 1, 2006

I am trying to graph the following data in an area chart with line charts superimposed on the area chart. I have a lot of data (and a lot going on) so I'm trying to figure out the best way to show this in excel from a functional standpoing (i can't get this to work in excel!!) to also an asthetic standpoint (dont want it to look terrible or illegible). This is what I'm trying to chart:

1) Weather data (temperature) by region:
So one region, would be: Northwest
I would like the "area" (so a shaded region) to be the min/max of the temperature data for each month.

2) I would like to show the temperature for each year as a line graph on the chart - so you can see if a year falls in or out of the shaded region.

3) I would like to show a company's sales increases across the same months per year as separate line charts. I may choose to just show the biggest outlier year in the end... or to show 2006 (the latest data).

What I am trying to convery with the chart is that the company's sales is or is not tied to weather deviations. I have attached an excel file with the data. I haven't been able to use the area chart or get a two axis chart to work or get it to look even remotely professional.

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Oct 26, 2009

I have created some charts for my work and one of them is a line chart that spreads across one year with values for each month. Well they want the graph to always show one month ahead of where we are out. So there is actuals in for Sep. but then the line graph drops all the way to 0 for Oct. I don't want to have the graph bottom out when there is a zero. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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Dec 18, 2006

I was tracking down simple ways to generate ASCII character based bar charts and came across this stunningIncellBarChartExample where the author suggested this can be done using VBA code.

I am very new to Excel and EXCEL VBA. Can someone help me sketch how the coding for the above example (include mixed colors) might be done? Is there a special font that need to be used?

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Sep 11, 2007

I need to plot percentages over time in a line graph in excel. I don't want to have to do a percentage equation in the spreadsheet, I just want excel to take two sets of values and display the percentage in the chart. For example, I need B1 as a percentage of B2 for week 1, C1 as a percentage of C2 for week 2, etc....

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Mar 12, 2008

How can I create a box chart showing graphically a median, 1st and 3rd quartile and a minimum and a maximum?

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Mar 1, 2008

Is it possible to create a chart using spherical coordinates (radius, theta, phi) in Excel? I want to create something similar to this. I would even be willing to write add-in code to create the graph from scratch, but I don't know if that's possible. Is it possible to create a new chart type without using the other chart types as a base?

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Apr 14, 2014

I would like to create a chart in vba which contains 2 sets of data, both using the same x axis. The first must be a line graph, the second a staggered bar chart. This must be represented on one chart with data labels. Also, how do I change the colour of the plots?

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Mar 6, 2007

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Jul 14, 2014

I'm trying to graph a bell curve chart using the following data

Hotels per state
Total

AK
4

NH
5

[Code] ......

As you can see I have states and the number of hotels per state what I need not for statistical purposes but more for "pretyness" is to sort this data in a way that what you get is a somewhat of a bell shape curve graph.

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Aug 15, 2008

I've been working on this for a couple hours and I am close to getting it how I want. Basically I want to have a rolling 15 month graph that will change according to the month you choose in the drop down tab. Example: I choose july 2007, the graph will show data from july 2007 to September 2008. I have the graph functioning, however my formulas are off (collecting the wrong data). I've included a spread sheet

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Oct 20, 2006

one of my excel reports, i am using a dsum formula and plotting a chart against it. i do not want to show the zeros on the graph, is there anyway i can do that, i could not find anything in the tools -> options.

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Automatically Update Graph/Chart

Mar 17, 2008

I have a macro that extracts data from a source workbook. The data is owerwritten every time that I use the macro. Now I have a graph that everytime I use the macro does not update with the new data, Is there a clever way to do that? The code for extracting from the workbook is the following:

Sub Extract()
Dim myFileName As Variant
Dim SourceWkbk As Workbook
Dim CurrentWkbk As Workbook
Dim testWks As Worksheet
ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("CURRENCIES").Select
ActiveWindow.SelectedSheets.Delete
myFileName = Application. GetOpenFilename("Excel files,*.xls")
If myFileName = False Then
Exit Sub 'user hit cancel
End If................

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May 15, 2008

I have a scatter graph that has over 100 curves that im need on one graph that at the moment i putting each x and y and name in by hand in series. I have been doing it for hours and have looked round the site to see if anything similar answer on ozgrid would help but im baffled

i was just wondering if there is an easier way of doing this

i havent really used macros but iv been reading up on it can i used it to do this?

I have added the table and graph and this is how i would like all the columns to look like
its the table called graph that makes the curves that i would like to be able to add in quickly
the rest im not too fussed about.

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May 29, 2008

I need to plot a stacked chart. I have attached a sample of it. I need to plot, category As X and subcategory and and its percentage as Y (stacked chart). In the attached sample I plotted a chart. The problem is, the series name showing is not correct. It takes the series name from the top row.

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Jul 1, 2008

creating a graph / chart using Ms Excel? I've been trying to do it myself but to no luck as I'm just a novice Ms Excel user. I'm trying to create a bar graph and combine with line graph based on these data. kindly refers to my attachment image for an example of desire graph. For line graph, it should display individually based on the given data. These are my daily data and I want to have an analysis graph so that I could monitor my computer's usage and its efficiency.

Computers Data Usage
--------------------------
Computer01 10 50.00%
Computer02 691 68.89%
Computer03 107 81.03%
Computer04 190 81.25%
Computer05 2099 82.89%
Computer06 1247 50.88%
Computer07 2786 10.00%
Computer08 69 22.00%
Computer09 300 18.00%
Computer10 1829 87.07%
Computer11 746 27.43%
Computer12 437 91.33%
Computer13 301 62.50%
Computer14 24 40.00%
Computer15 93 83.33%
Computer16 192 92.45%

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May 14, 2014

I am making a spreadsheet that will be used to track employee time usage. I would like to be able to create a graph of the time throughout the day that shows only whether or not the employee has entered an activity during each particular time slot.

EX: The graph shows the time from 8-10am in 30 minute increments. The employee has entered activities for the time slots from 8-9 and 9:30-10. When the graph is created, I would like to see times 8-9 and 9:30-10 filled (or, charted, or, however I should phrase it) and time 9-9:30 left blank (to represent that no work was done).

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Mar 14, 2014

I have a countif statement based on certain criteria in a table which is reading off of a drop down list on a separate sheet.

Apple (a1) =COUNTIF(Table2[Fruits],+'Drop Downs'!A1) ...and the results are 3
Pear (a2) = =COUNTIF(Table2[Fruits],+'Drop Downs'!A2) ..and the results 0
Banana (a3) = =COUNTIF(Table2[Fruits],+'Drop Downs'!A3) ...and the results are 1

I have also set up a bar graph (this may change to a pie chart at some point) which is feeding from this. My question is, if I do not want to any results with 0 value to show up on my chart (both on the X&Y axis), how do i amend the formula to do this? I read in a couple of places about the NA() function or about just hiding the rows, but if this chart is updated "live"on a weekly or monthly basis, I would like to chart to move with the data simultaneously...so the numbers will change, sometimes they will be 0, others they may not.

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May 29, 2009

I track inventory/sales for a very small sole proprietorship. I'm looking to track the number of items that I sell based on the text that I enter in a certain column.

Specifically, I want to have a visual chart/graph to show the percentage of each size/color of an item that I sell, as I sell it. When I enter the words "3T pink" I want the chart/graph/whatever to show another quantity of this category. As I sell a new item, I want the chart to reflect it.

The problem I'm having, is that the graphs/charts require two data sets, but I want the graph to calculate it for me! All I want to do is enter the text for specific items, and when the text occurs subsequent times, I want this reflected in the graph/chart.

It seems so much more simple in my head....basically I want a dynamic chart, not based on a static data set.

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Jan 5, 2010

I would like to chart (pie or graph) sales based on the hour they occured.

In excel, I have column A - the time stamp, and column B, the sale. Note that each sale has its own unique time stamp.

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Aug 20, 2008

I am working on the evaluation of a survey. I had 212 respondents which could be divided into three distinct groups. I would like to present the results of a question in columns that reflect the total frequency count in percentages. At the same time I would like those columns to be stacked in order to illustrate the contribution each group has made to that particular answer. I have attached an xls file with the data and a demonstration of the outcome I am trying to achieve.

I haven't been able to create the graph so that the columns display the total count in relation to all respondents on the one hand and at the same time are broken up into the individual groups. Among others, I have read the thread: http://www.ozgrid.com/Excel/stacked-column.htm but that doesn't answer my question as the Total there is actually the cumulative total of the other values.

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Aug 21, 2008

I have a Line Graph with 2 lines on it. Is it possible to write a macro to extend the range (Source range) of one of the lines ? I would also like to add a Data Label to the newly added point.

For e.g. If I have Line 1 graph only till 65, I want the macro to extend the range by one row to include 95 and also display a datalabel ......

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Jan 27, 2010

finding a function/formula for determining the breaking point (Yvalue) in a graph, that doesn't necessarely equals the maximum value of that curve!

So the curve in the sample is a stress strain curve (tensile test) of a fibre and at the end it breaks and the Y value returns to 0. I would like to determine that Y value before it is 0, so the last Y value before it returns to zero.

I thought of a formula like:
display last y value before it drops with 90%...
but I don't have a clue how to write it in maths...

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Aug 18, 2006

how can i plot multiple series of values in one graph after checking some check boxes, which i have previously done, randomly?

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Sep 13, 2006

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Nov 19, 2006

I am trying to write a macro that will automatically change the source data for a graph. This is an existing graph that is on tab GraphYTD and the data for the graph comes from DataYTD. The number of rows of data will change monthly, but I would like to use the same graph template every month. Here is my

Sub SortYTD()
Dim myBottom As Long
myBottom = Sheets("DataYTD"). Range("B65536").End(xlUp).Row
ActiveChart.SetSourceData Source:=Sheets("DataYTD").Range("F2:I" & myBottom)
ActiveChart.Location Where:=xlLocationAsObject, Name:="GraphYTD"

End Sub

I am getting Runtime error 91 - object variable or with block variable not set.

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Jun 17, 2007

I have an Access database, with a table of jobs processed.

One column for Job ID (Unique), Date it was processed, By Who it was processed and Comments ascoiated.

I need to chart a graph of Jobs over a period of time. How many jobs done per date. In excel preferebly, I have programs like Database Plus for excel. And I am familiar with VBA. I can't figure out how to uniquely sort how many jobs for each date. As there are numerous job entries for on the same dates. I think it can be done with an SQL query or sorting it with VBA somehow. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Or can anyone suggest an application designed for charting with Access databases in Excel?

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Oct 19, 2007

The user will select a range (example, B4-Z4). The macro needs to test each cell to see if the number is in a certain range (example, is the number in the cell between 21-40, 41-60, 61-80, etc? - these ranges will not always be the same on each worksheet). If the cell is in that certain range, that cell is a 1 for that range. Example,

B4 = 23
21-40 = 1

C4 = 30
21-40 = 2

D4 = 45
41-60 = 1

After all ranges are tested, it will be graphed on a separate worksheet with the x-axis being the ranges (21-40, 41-60) and the y-axis will be the total number of cells that fit in the range. The above would be....................

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Apr 25, 2008

I have a database in excel with a lot of tables in which lets a uses a combo box so the user select can view just one table.

I want to be able to create a macro so when a button is pressed, it copies the data into a new workbook and creates a chart so they can do whatever they want without disrupting anything in the original workbook.

I have been able to find code that will export the data and create a chart (see below) but the problem is the range changes from table to table so I need to find a way of changing how the chart picks up the data range.

Sub Chart_New_Book()

Sheets("Temp").Select
Cells.Select
Selection.Copy
Workbooks.Add
ActiveSheet.Paste
Range("A1").Select
Charts.Add
ActiveChart.ChartType = xlColumnClustered
ActiveChart.SetSourceData Source:=Sheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:C10")
ActiveChart.Location Where:=xlLocationAsObject, Name:="Sheet1"
End Sub

So at the moment when charting ony cells A1:C10 will be plotted no matter what the size of the table is and making the target range bigger only sees the blank cells being plotted.

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Apr 25, 2008

Can I build/present a "Pie" chart DIRECTLY from a list of "ABC" letters WITHOUT counting the occurrence of each one of them and using the results [nor VBA / nor Pivot-Table] - which is the trivial way of building charts !?

An example of such a list will be:
A
A
A
B
B
C
C
C
C
C

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May 3, 2008

I am dealing with plotting large amounts of data (millions of cells) across multiple series. Everytime you click, add a new series or do anything it redraws the graph taking a while. This Is there are way to prevent Excel 2003 from plotting a graph until you are done setting it up?

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May 28, 2008

I have a vast database where I have linked charts. I send the data from a macro to the database and sometimes there are 1000 inputs and sometimes there are only 20.
How would i set up my charts to only graph the inputs that are present?

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Jun 20, 2008

when you open up the file please ignore everything above the blue bar. That was the old data which was arranged wrong. I have actually figured a lot of this out but i am stuck. The graph is set up so when you click on the drop down menu (F26) it changes the graph to the relevant data. Now the bottom graph is currently graphing the Months Expense1 as a total of all Expense1. So January Expense1 was $100 so its 26% of all Expense1. and when you click on the drop down button you can changed the data to Expense2 and the graph changes. YAY ok thats cool. However, thats not what i want. I want the pie chart to be graphing the expenses as a percentage of total Expenses. So the drop down menu would be of the months instead of the expenses.

I have changed that with relative ease, but I cant get the data to graph how i want it to.

I have been using OFFSET() formula and the define name manager to set up the previous graph. You can easily look at the formulas i have used instead of me trying to explain everything. Please help. This is the test bed for a budgeting spread sheet I am working on.

if you can help me out that would be great.. Please try not to use Macros because i dont understand them all that well and I need to take what is done in this spreadsheet and learn from it and change it so it works when are thre 10 expenses.

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Aug 1, 2008

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the Data:

0
0
0
0
0
1.4343
0
0
0
0
0
0
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I see the graph like I'd expect, but I'm struggling to get it to show percentages rather than basic integer units on the y-axis? Usually I would imagine to just right click on the y-axis : Format Axis, and expect to see something to change the display units, but it is only for hundredths thousands etc rather than a percentage ? The units themselves in the table for that value series are in percentages so I don't see why it isnt showing the percentage units in the first place.

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ActiveChart.SeriesCollection(1).Values = Worksheets("My Worksheet").Range("A1:F1")

The issue I am tackling with is a graph that already has preexisting data in the Series object, and I just need a quick and easy way to find the address of this data set.

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May 9, 2008

I have several worksheets with thousands rows (independent variables) and hundreds columns (all dependent variables). Each line basically gives me hundreds values for each independent variable - see below:
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C9 39.65 653.95 5.28 163.56 99.56 14.49 ... ...
E9 7535.92 21500.56 2835.88 3122.98 7225.34 5371.25 ... ...
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...

I need to know how the values in each row are distributed, and I ideally plot a 2D column graph of the distribution. Is there a way to do that and create/program a macro (with relative button on the workboook) that does it automatically once clicked?

Very often there are outlying values (bigger or smaller by a factor of 1000 or even more), mistakes, which I would like to identify and fix possibly.

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