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# Solved: Excel Graph: Not changing Cells, Changing Chart Value

Q: Solved: Excel Graph: Not changing Cells, Changing Chart Value

Okay.. here is one of those stupid simple things I never had to do before and can't figure out how to do it.. I know it's basic.. but .. I self taught so my training skipped around a lot.. sorry!

Basically I did a graph for a yearly set of values, not yet filled in.

My boss wants these charts to show percentages through 100% even blank, but it keeps defaulting to 0.something ranges.

For the life of me I cannot remember how to do this and on my search of the site was harry in trying to figure out a decent search range. Any help is most sincerely appreciated. I have a feeling it wil be a smack my head kind of thing.

Thank you!

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A:Solved: Excel - Changing the range to include a certain number of cells

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Please see attached for examples of chart.

Does anyone know how to do this? I want to keep the range dynamic so I don't want to have to hide rows.

Thanks!!!

A:Suppressing blank rows/cells in Excel 2003 chart

It's possible to do something by using:

#N/A

in formulas. See attached: the left chart is based on A1:A6 (values) and skips the blanks, whereas the right chart is based in B1:B6 (formulas) and ... "trends" over the blanks.

If this doesn't point you in the right direction, upload your file and say more about what you actually want to appear, if poss.

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okay. i've figured out a formula to run grouping them in 3 different groups that look like this:

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A:Excel chart in Word 2010: extract chart values? Lost Excel data file!!!! Help.

Hi welcome to the fourm.
I don't know it reverse engineering is possible.
Something like convert chart to table?

One thing you could try is copy the chart back to a new Excel file and see if more is possible there than in Word?

Like I said never needed this. Have you googled for something like Excel data reverse enginieering?
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A:Solved: Excel, stop changing to date

If you want the 5-2056 kept as is, then do the following.
Select all the cells with data in
Click on Data, Text to Columns
Delimited, NEXT
Select the delimiters you want to apply e.g.TABS, NEXT
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hope that works foryou.

Come back if you need more clarity.

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A:Solved: Excel-Changing dates to year and Quarter

Assuming your dates are in column A, you can use this formula and drag it down all of the cells. Hope that helps.

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A:Solved: Changing a Cell Reference: Noob question in VBA/Excel

You use Activecell.Offset(r,c).select to move from the current cell. You increment r for rows and c for columns.
Excel has no problems with "Paste Special Transpose" when moving from sheet to sheet. I just recorded this Macro of doing just that -
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A:Excel 2010 Chart Left Axis is in middle of chart

Thats the normal default behaviour since you have both positive and negative values on the X-axis - the chart assumes you want to see the value extremes so it places the y-axis at the zero position of the x-axis.

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A:Solved: Excel Graph with MouseMove

I haven't got any code but my EXcel VBA book says you use Select Case ElementID where it is
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A:Excel Macro, changing range

Well here's the problem.

800,000 cells is a lot of cells.
The Microsoft code isn't build to deal with this many, with good reason, as on making it large enough Excel crashes (at least on my laptop).

How many rows of data do you actual have?
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A:Changing color of words in Excel VBA

You must use HTML formatting in your email but just to let you know, the formatting will not show up on the other persons PC if their mail client uses plain text formatting. Here is some code to help get you started. If you can't put it all together just let me know and I'll help you with the rest.
Code:
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Have you tried formatting the field(s) to text?

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A:Excel macro to format input cells vs calculation cells

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Code:
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A:Excel Sorting without cell properties changing

Here's how.

Select however many rows you need (click'n'drag on the row headers).

Choose Conditional Formatting from the Format menu.

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=MOD(ROW(),2)<>0

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the charts default to a bar chart.
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A:pivot charts in excel changing layout

found this - so its a known bug

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q215904

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A:Changing cell height in excel 2013

just select text wrap. Column will get longer not wider though. The effect will be visible after you will finish cell editing or of you preformat cell height then all will be as you write (assuming that cell is correctly pre-formatted)

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/38674-changing-cell-height-excel-2013-a.html
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A:Excel default window size keeps changing

What version of MS Office do you have?

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redid some of your formulas....I don't do charts much, so....

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A:Solved: Wierd Excel Chart Changes! Help Please

Did the axis change from "text" to "date" type? Assuming you're using Excel 2007 or 2010, right click on the axis, select the Format option from the pop up menu, and check the axis type. Change it from Auto or Date to Text.

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A:Excel Pivot Tables - Changing Source Data

how does the data change
if you put the data into a table on a sheet name and then just update the table and sheet name , all you should need to do is refresh the pivot tables

can you describe the process completely

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A:Solved: Excel chart source data

Here's a complete guess -- although Help doesn't say anything about it, maybe there's a limit to how many characters you can have in the "cell selection bar" (255, possibly).

Try shortening the sheet name (?as a test?) ; or building it with 9, then drag'n'dropping the remaining 4 in turn (as new points).

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A:Solved: Excel - Inverting the X-axis on a chart

I managed to find it myself in the end. For anyone else wondering, the answer was...

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A:Solved: Line Chart Issue - Excel

i just plotted the graph

interesting - i will look some more

see attached my graph seems OK
EDIT -
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A:Solved: Excel 2003 Y-axis chart help

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Welocme tho TSG,
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Try This....
Code:

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)

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What happens if you link the title to a cell containing:

?

NB: this response is to your pre-edit question.

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can you post the spreadsheet or is the data confidential?

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