Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #11   Report Post  
Old June 5th 08, 05:19 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: May 2008
Posts: 18
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you want to chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get the macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but just unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just point and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but I do need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just say enter in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data for those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of data for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to get this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and parse out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to display the date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do not appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of the chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the chart to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be able to type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales, one would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to last year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it uses the
default, so you could change your default to make different types), even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work the best is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want the chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart style which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a way in the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4 different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this interactive setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of doing one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3 more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you to do it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this setup or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy macro setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a chart to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data is there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts automatically change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in the series
where
the
data entry is coming from??










  #12   Report Post  
Old June 6th 08, 06:01 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jul 2006
Posts: 6,582
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales, one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4 different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3 more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you to do
it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this setup
or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy macro
setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a chart
to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data is
there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts automatically
change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in the
series
where
the
data entry is coming from??











  #13   Report Post  
Old June 6th 08, 02:37 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: May 2008
Posts: 18
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you. Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data at once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example I have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed to each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart to be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns contain that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I don't want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales, one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4 different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3 more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you to do
it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this setup
or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy macro
setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a chart
to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data is
there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts automatically
change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in the
series
where
the
data entry is coming from??












  #14   Report Post  
Old June 10th 08, 06:13 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: May 2008
Posts: 18
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Any news Jon?

If maybe emailing you my spreadsheet of data and the charts I want to look
like that might help if you have a few mintues you can look it over and see
kind of where I am getting at and exactly what I am tryingt o do because I
have read over all the websites and pulling my hair out here to try to figure
it out

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you. Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data at once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example I have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed to each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart to be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns contain that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I don't want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales, one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4 different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3 more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you to do
it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this setup
or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy macro
setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a chart
to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data is
there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts automatically
change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in the
series
where
the
data entry is coming from??












  #15   Report Post  
Old June 11th 08, 04:49 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: May 2008
Posts: 18
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Hey Jon I finally got it done. I was able to create the Dynamic Charting by
Dates from your website I was just missing a few points I never saw before
and finally got it going. One question though about it. What if in AllDates
I want to include more than one month. Each month in my spreadsheet has its
own tab is there a way to include multiple tabs in 1 spreadsheet to the
defined name of AllDates?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Any news Jon?

If maybe emailing you my spreadsheet of data and the charts I want to look
like that might help if you have a few mintues you can look it over and see
kind of where I am getting at and exactly what I am tryingt o do because I
have read over all the websites and pulling my hair out here to try to figure
it out

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you. Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data at once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example I have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed to each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart to be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns contain that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I don't want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales, one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4 different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3 more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you to do
it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this setup
or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy macro
setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a chart
to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data is
there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts automatically
change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in the
series
where
the
data entry is coming from??














  #16   Report Post  
Old June 11th 08, 06:59 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jul 2006
Posts: 6,582
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

To work as described, the dynamic names must each be contained within a
single sheet (not necessarily the same as other dynamic names). In addition,
a chart's source data can only under some circumstances be drawn from
multiple sheets. All the X values must come from one sheet, all the Y values
from one sheet, and the cell containing the series name from one sheet (duh,
it's one cell). This means a series can contain data from up to three
sheets., but cannot be spread across sheets the way your data is.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon I finally got it done. I was able to create the Dynamic Charting
by
Dates from your website I was just missing a few points I never saw before
and finally got it going. One question though about it. What if in
AllDates
I want to include more than one month. Each month in my spreadsheet has
its
own tab is there a way to include multiple tabs in 1 spreadsheet to the
defined name of AllDates?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Any news Jon?

If maybe emailing you my spreadsheet of data and the charts I want to
look
like that might help if you have a few mintues you can look it over and
see
kind of where I am getting at and exactly what I am tryingt o do because
I
have read over all the websites and pulling my hair out here to try to
figure
it out

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done
what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you.
Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data at
once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example I
have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed to
each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user
interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart to
be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the
Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to
enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns contain
that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I don't
want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want
to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is
coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you
want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and
say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get
the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but
just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just
point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but
I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just
say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data
for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not
possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it
easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as
easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of
data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to
get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change
the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list
the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and
parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to
display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do
not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up
in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's
data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can
easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of
the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the
chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be
able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my
system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales,
one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to
last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those
are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of
IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data
and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be
made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it
uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different
types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without
knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow
custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in
message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work
the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want
the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart
style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a
way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in
there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the
chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4
different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this
interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of
doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3
more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar
with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up
the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you
to do
it
automatically.

I suggest you refer to the tutorial I cited, perhaps after
reading
about
dynamic charts and defined names.

Dynamic Charts:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/Dynamics.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...umnChart1.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DynamicLast12.html
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...hartLinks.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______



"Sean Moor" wrote in
message
...
And BTW would it be easier to be creating a macro for this
setup
or
no?..
If
so whats the best place I can go to to find out an easy
macro
setup?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

I am creating a Dashboard report for my Accounting
department at
work
and
I
have a weekly one I set up with links for the series of a
chart
to
another
worksheet. Easy. But what I am trying to do is instead
of
creating a
new
one each week by changing the link location for the data
is
there a
way I
can
just enter in a range of dates and the charts
automatically
change
and
filer
in the new data without me having to change the link in
the
series
where
the
data entry is coming from??














  #17   Report Post  
Old June 16th 08, 07:58 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: May 2008
Posts: 18
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

Aww thanks for the reply but that sucks ya. I was working on this for quite
sometime and finally have it from your site that I can do any date range I
want for a single month but multiple months in 1 chart I can't since each
month has its own tab on one spreadsheet. I did send you an example of what
it looks like and what overall I am trying to do through email not sure if
you got it or not. If you have or haven't is there anyway I can do this now
when I want to graph multiple months if possible on one chart? For ex last 3
days in April and first 4 days in May.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

To work as described, the dynamic names must each be contained within a
single sheet (not necessarily the same as other dynamic names). In addition,
a chart's source data can only under some circumstances be drawn from
multiple sheets. All the X values must come from one sheet, all the Y values
from one sheet, and the cell containing the series name from one sheet (duh,
it's one cell). This means a series can contain data from up to three
sheets., but cannot be spread across sheets the way your data is.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon I finally got it done. I was able to create the Dynamic Charting
by
Dates from your website I was just missing a few points I never saw before
and finally got it going. One question though about it. What if in
AllDates
I want to include more than one month. Each month in my spreadsheet has
its
own tab is there a way to include multiple tabs in 1 spreadsheet to the
defined name of AllDates?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Any news Jon?

If maybe emailing you my spreadsheet of data and the charts I want to
look
like that might help if you have a few mintues you can look it over and
see
kind of where I am getting at and exactly what I am tryingt o do because
I
have read over all the websites and pulling my hair out here to try to
figure
it out

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done
what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you.
Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data at
once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example I
have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed to
each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user
interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart to
be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the
Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to
enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns contain
that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I don't
want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I want
to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data is
coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you
want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date and
say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to get
the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but
just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual just
point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart but
I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just
say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the data
for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not
possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it
easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as
easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet of
data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do to
get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to change
the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to list
the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data and
parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to
display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells do
not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined up
in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's
data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I can
easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook of
the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where the
chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be
able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my
system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge sales,
one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared to
last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those
are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot of
IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data
and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly be
made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think it
uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different
types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without
knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to grow
custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in
message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will work
the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they want
the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart
style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there a
way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats in
there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change the
chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4
different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this
interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead of
doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to 3
more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar
with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set up
the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows you

  #18   Report Post  
Old June 17th 08, 06:26 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jul 2006
Posts: 6,582
Default Can charts automatically change by entering new range of dates

You can make a summary sheet that links to the ranges you want on the
monthly sheets. This link shows how to build one such summary; yours is
likely to be shaped differently, but conceptually the protocol is the same:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/ChartsH...iffSheets.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Aww thanks for the reply but that sucks ya. I was working on this for
quite
sometime and finally have it from your site that I can do any date range I
want for a single month but multiple months in 1 chart I can't since each
month has its own tab on one spreadsheet. I did send you an example of
what
it looks like and what overall I am trying to do through email not sure if
you got it or not. If you have or haven't is there anyway I can do this
now
when I want to graph multiple months if possible on one chart? For ex
last 3
days in April and first 4 days in May.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

To work as described, the dynamic names must each be contained within a
single sheet (not necessarily the same as other dynamic names). In
addition,
a chart's source data can only under some circumstances be drawn from
multiple sheets. All the X values must come from one sheet, all the Y
values
from one sheet, and the cell containing the series name from one sheet
(duh,
it's one cell). This means a series can contain data from up to three
sheets., but cannot be spread across sheets the way your data is.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hey Jon I finally got it done. I was able to create the Dynamic
Charting
by
Dates from your website I was just missing a few points I never saw
before
and finally got it going. One question though about it. What if in
AllDates
I want to include more than one month. Each month in my spreadsheet
has
its
own tab is there a way to include multiple tabs in 1 spreadsheet to the
defined name of AllDates?

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Any news Jon?

If maybe emailing you my spreadsheet of data and the charts I want to
look
like that might help if you have a few mintues you can look it over
and
see
kind of where I am getting at and exactly what I am tryingt o do
because
I
have read over all the websites and pulling my hair out here to try to
figure
it out

"Sean Moor" wrote:

Yes I have and I thoroughly read it over but wasn't able to get done
what was
explained. But I will try that again today and get back to you.
Although it
still doesn't allow me to create multiple charts of different data
at
once
like I was planning just one chart at a time. Cause say for example
I
have
Cash Sales/Charge Sales, $/Contract 08/$/Contract 07, Opened/Closed
Contracts, MTD Sales 08/MTD Sales 07. Each of those I want graphed
to
each
other compared so all together 4 graphs. So say I use that user
interface
and type in May 10 Start Date and May 18 End Date I want the chart
to
be able
to make 4 separate charts for the Data in those dates. And yes the
Data is
all in one row to make it easier but I would assume I would have to
enter in
where the Data is located on the spreadsheet and what columns
contain
that
data? Cause in each date there is also other information that I
don't
want
to be charted.

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Have you seen this article?

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/P...cle.asp?ID=246

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in message
...
Hi Jon,

Actually the first part of your email would be exactly what I
want
to do.
Be able to instead of having the popup box to ask where the data
is
coming
from instead to just have either a popup asking what Day(s) you
want to
chart
or even a drop down menu with dates listed for a starting date
and
say
another for end date or just one doesn't matter. I was able to
get
the
macro
going and change for my chart default look so that was good but
just
unable
to get it to chart by user entered date instead of the usual
just
point
and
click on the data. As well as it is a setup to make one chart
but
I do
need
to make 4 charts and preferably just at once. So basically just
say enter
in
May 10-May 18 and have the chart automatically know where the
data
for
those
dates is and make 4 separate charts all together. If thats not
possible I
could always just do it 4 separate times just trying to make it
easier on
people at work to be able to go in there themselves and do it as
easy as
possible. If you want I can send you a copy of the spreadsheet
of
data
for
example just change my #s and see if you can see what you can do
to
get
this
going.

Thanks again for your help
Sean

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

Here's that development project I alluded to. You need to
change
the
interface, replacing the simple inputbox with a userform to
list
the
available dates. Then the code has to somehow examine the data
and
parse
out
just what you need.

Or... You could set up a filter on your data, and use it to
display the
date
you want, and hide the rest. By default, data in hidden cells
do
not
appear
in the chart.

That's if the dates are in a single column, with the data lined
up
in
sequential rows. If you have different columns for each date's
data, use
something like this:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ChartByControl.html

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in
message
...
Sounds great ya I was trying out a few things at work and I
can
easily
change
the chart type by changing the default and the basic outlook
of
the
chart
just in the VBE, going to be nice to learn all of it.

Only thing is the options I like with the popup asking where
the
chart
to
be
put but when it asks for where the data is from I want to be
able to
type
say
May 12 and have 4 charts come up with the data I have in my
system from
May
12. Like for example one chart would be my cash/charge
sales,
one
would
be
my accounts opened/closed, one would be $/contract compared
to
last
year
and
finally my Month to Date sales compared to last years. Those
are the 4
charts I want to create based on just entering in a date. I
am
thinking
once
I get it going I'll probably have to in the code write alot
of
IF='s
right?
like basically if=May 12 then it knows where to find the data
and then
create
4 charts out of it?

Thanks

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

The procedure as posted is pretty simple. It can certainly
be
made as
complicated as you'd like, changing the chart type (I think
it
uses
the
default, so you could change your default to make different
types),
even
making multiple charts from a single selected range. Without
knowing
details, it's not easy to make specific recommendations, and
of
course,
this
starts to become a development project once it starts to
grow
custom
features.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
Peltier Technical Services, Inc. - http://PeltierTech.com
_______


"Sean Moor" wrote in
message
...
Hey Jon,

Wow thanks for those links. The one I found that will
work
the best
is
the
Interactive Chart Creation as anyone can pick where they
want
the
chart
to
go
and what data boom done.

Few questions though. It does come up as a built-in chart
style
which
I
would prefer either a column or pie chart instead is there
a
way in
the
macro/vbe to change so instead of the built-in one thats
in
there to
make
a
different kind of chart instead so I don't have to change
the
chart
type
after its created.

As well for my weekly report I do end up having around 4
different
charts
plotting 2 stats on each. Is there a way with this
interactive
setup
to
generate 4 different charts at one time like that instead
of
doing
one
and
then just following the same set up and doing it again to
3
more?

Thanks again

"Jon Peltier" wrote:

I don't think a macro would be any easier than setting up
a
worksheet-
or
formula-based solution, especially if you're not familiar
with VBA.
There
are no "easy macro setups" if you don't know how to set
up
the
problem.
VBA
isn't magic, it only does what Excel can do, but allows
you





Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Automatically format charts with range of dates Sean Moor Charts and Charting in Excel 13 June 17th 08 02:24 PM
How do I create charts that change source data automatically? cbalster Charts and Charting in Excel 0 May 26th 06 08:19 PM
Numbers change to dates automatically Aa Excel Discussion (Misc queries) 3 November 1st 05 02:59 PM
change default chart settings for new excel charts automatically Nedwardt Charts and Charting in Excel 0 October 20th 05 08:27 PM
why do dates in excel charts change to 38159 for example lostindata Charts and Charting in Excel 2 September 15th 05 05:08 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 ExcelBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Microsoft Excel"

 

Copyright © 2017