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bar graph: how do you insert a break in scale (squigglly line)?



 
 
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Old April 23rd 06, 07:03 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
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Default bar graph: how do you insert a break in scale (squigglly line)?

With a wide data range or one number that is much larger than others in a
series, how can one insert a break in the scale, often represented by 2
squiggly lines?

Thanks!
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Default bar graph: how do you insert a break in scale (squigglly line)?

Hi,

Here are some examples of how to produce a broken axis effect.

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/BrokenYAxis.html
http://tushar-mehta.com/excel/newsgr...ial/index.html
http://www.andypope.info/charts/brokencolumn.htm

Cheers
Andy

Zach wrote:
> With a wide data range or one number that is much larger than others in a
> series, how can one insert a break in the scale, often represented by 2
> squiggly lines?
>
> Thanks!


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