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Stack bar charts with positive and negative numbers

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Old March 9th 10, 10:19 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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I am preparing a comparative stack bar graph in which both sets of data have
positive and negative numbers. I would like the sum of the each data set
(both positive and negative) to be reflected in the Y axis values. For
example, I am graphing the gross profit of various components. The total of
that gross profit in year one is $1,000. The components values are 500, 700
and -200. Is there a way to graph that in Excell 2007? The total gross
profit in year two is 1,500. The component values are 1000, 700 and -200.
Is there a way to grah this so that the total values on the Y axis reflect
1,000 and 1,500?
Old March 9th 10, 11:24 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Ed Ferrero[_3_]
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Default Stack bar charts with positive and negative numbers

Hi Jeannine,

It sounds like you want a waterfall chart.

Go over to Jon Peltier's site and download his utility

Or take a look at my own, less conventional, way to do this at
(look for 'Waterfall Chart')

Ed Ferrero

Old March 10th 10, 05:43 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Herbert Seidenberg
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Excel 2007 Chart
Stacked columns, with net total.
Superimposed charts.
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