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Old September 24th, 2009, 06:09 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
NWO
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO
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Old September 24th, 2009, 07:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
trip_to_tokyo[_2_]
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

X is the horizontal axis (the one that runs along the bottom).

Y is the vertical axis (the one that runs vertically from top to bottom on
the left hand side).

The way that I remember it is to look at the shape of the Y - the bottom
part of the Y runs vertically from top to bottom.

If my comments have helped please hit Yes.

Thanks!



"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

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Old September 24th, 2009, 07:43 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
trip_to_tokyo[_2_]
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

NWO, do you have a column chart (with 6 columns)?

Are you trying to put columns so that they are coloured, for example, red /
green / red / green / red / green ?

I am not sure what you are trying to do nor the type of chart with which you
are working.

Please clarify and I will see if I can help.

"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

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Old September 24th, 2009, 08:47 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
NWO
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

Hi.

I like ther Y example - thanks.

I'm using a line graph with 6 percetnage intervals along the Y axis and wish
to shade every other interval.

NWO

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

NWO, do you have a column chart (with 6 columns)?

Are you trying to put columns so that they are coloured, for example, red /
green / red / green / red / green ?

I am not sure what you are trying to do nor the type of chart with which you
are working.

Please clarify and I will see if I can help.

"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

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Old September 25th, 2009, 06:27 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
trip_to_tokyo[_2_]
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

Hi NWO.

I have put up a file for you at:-

www.pierrefondes.com

It is the first file on the home page.

I have played around with this to try and come up with what you want but
have drawn a blank.

I am assuming that, on the example, you are trying to have alternate colours
for the dates along the bottom of the graph (the X axis).

Steve



"NWO" wrote:

Hi.

I like ther Y example - thanks.

I'm using a line graph with 6 percetnage intervals along the Y axis and wish
to shade every other interval.

NWO

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

NWO, do you have a column chart (with 6 columns)?

Are you trying to put columns so that they are coloured, for example, red /
green / red / green / red / green ?

I am not sure what you are trying to do nor the type of chart with which you
are working.

Please clarify and I will see if I can help.

"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

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Old September 26th, 2009, 12:01 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Jon Peltier[_2_]
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

Not in an Excel horizontal bar chart.

- Jon
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Jon Peltier
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://peltiertech.com/



trip_to_tokyo wrote:
X is the horizontal axis (the one that runs along the bottom).

Y is the vertical axis (the one that runs vertically from top to bottom on
the left hand side).

The way that I remember it is to look at the shape of the Y - the bottom
part of the Y runs vertically from top to bottom.

If my comments have helped please hit Yes.

Thanks!



"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

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Old September 26th, 2009, 12:02 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.charting
Jon Peltier[_2_]
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Default Trying to color every other X axis interval...

This tutorial may help:

Highlight Certain Time Periods in a Chart
http://peltiertech.com/WordPress/hig...ds-in-a-chart/

- Jon
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Jon Peltier
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://peltiertech.com/



NWO wrote:
Hi.

I like ther Y example - thanks.

I'm using a line graph with 6 percetnage intervals along the Y axis and wish
to shade every other interval.

NWO

"trip_to_tokyo" wrote:

NWO, do you have a column chart (with 6 columns)?

Are you trying to put columns so that they are coloured, for example, red /
green / red / green / red / green ?

I am not sure what you are trying to do nor the type of chart with which you
are working.

Please clarify and I will see if I can help.

"NWO" wrote:

Trying to color every other X axis interval (I'm not sure what X and what's Y
- I want to shade every other area across the graph from top to bottom -
chart has 6 intervals) in a simple chart - is there an easy way to do this?

Thnak you.

NWO

 




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