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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
I know there must be a relatively simple solution to my challenge, short of
creating a new series od data which is the sum of desired series. Let's say that I have the following 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 030 $7,072,987 $5,990,448 $8,978,002 3160 177,472 160,460 142,547 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 Rather than tracking two series (030 and 3160) as two separate series on my graph, I would like to track a NEW series called 060 which is the sum of these two series: 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 060 $7,250,459 $6,150,950 $9,120,549 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 So how can I do this simply within the chart, without needing to do all of the summation separately?  MJ 
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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
Don,
Had not thought about that one, but I did try it. While might be a dark horse possibility lacking a different solution for the sum of the series group, due to the volume ot tracking points and the size of the graph it looses a lot in the rendering. I even looked at the stacked area and line graphs. This is one of those times that a single line graph is the most productive representation. If you, or anyone else, has a solution on how to come up with a Series values formulas what will sum the series values, that is what I am looking for. Thank you for your suggestion.  MJ "Don Guillett" wrote: How about a stacked bar chart  Don Guillett Microsoft MVP Excel SalesAid Software "MJ" wrote in message ... I know there must be a relatively simple solution to my challenge, short of creating a new series od data which is the sum of desired series. Let's say that I have the following 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 030 $7,072,987 $5,990,448 $8,978,002 3160 177,472 160,460 142,547 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 Rather than tracking two series (030 and 3160) as two separate series on my graph, I would like to track a NEW series called 060 which is the sum of these two series: 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 060 $7,250,459 $6,150,950 $9,120,549 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 So how can I do this simply within the chart, without needing to do all of the summation separately?  MJ . 
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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
EXCEL 2007
Hi MJ. I have just pu up a file for you at: http://www.pierrefondes.com/ Item number 97. I have created a Pivot Table and Pivot Chart from the data that you provided. You can toggle on / off what's in the chart by using the drop down in F2. For your 0 to 60 day period I created a Calculated Item (as you can see). Hope this helps you out. If my comments have helped please hit Yes. Thanks. "MJ" wrote: I know there must be a relatively simple solution to my challenge, short of creating a new series od data which is the sum of desired series. Let's say that I have the following 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 030 $7,072,987 $5,990,448 $8,978,002 3160 177,472 160,460 142,547 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 Rather than tracking two series (030 and 3160) as two separate series on my graph, I would like to track a NEW series called 060 which is the sum of these two series: 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 060 $7,250,459 $6,150,950 $9,120,549 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 So how can I do this simply within the chart, without needing to do all of the summation separately?  MJ 
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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
Pierre,
I like your approach to my problem and I was looking at a pivot tablechart as a possibility, but would require a major restucturing of our current report format that our leadership is not prepared for at this time. I may yet need to lead them down that path in the future, but right now they want a simple brute force solution. Thank you for your efforts and I will keep it handy as an example for the future.  MJ "trip_to_tokyo" wrote: EXCEL 2007 Hi MJ. I have just pu up a file for you at: http://www.pierrefondes.com/ Item number 97. I have created a Pivot Table and Pivot Chart from the data that you provided. You can toggle on / off what's in the chart by using the drop down in F2. For your 0 to 60 day period I created a Calculated Item (as you can see). Hope this helps you out. If my comments have helped please hit Yes. Thanks. "MJ" wrote: I know there must be a relatively simple solution to my challenge, short of creating a new series od data which is the sum of desired series. Let's say that I have the following 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 030 $7,072,987 $5,990,448 $8,978,002 3160 177,472 160,460 142,547 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 Rather than tracking two series (030 and 3160) as two separate series on my graph, I would like to track a NEW series called 060 which is the sum of these two series: 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 060 $7,250,459 $6,150,950 $9,120,549 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 So how can I do this simply within the chart, without needing to do all of the summation separately?  MJ 
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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
Point of clarification... our current report format tracks datasets spanning
24 months. The sample data in original questions is only a small subset. * Due to the amount of tracked data, while the stacked barchart might work in a fashion, it looses so much in translation that it is not viable for this application. What I am looking for is... Is there a way within the 'Select Data Source', 'Series' to identify the desired series as a resulting summation of two, or more, series WITHOUT having to actually create such a dataset/series to reference in the data source selection. Someone out there has to have this answer. Thank you in advance for your time and efforts.  MJ "MJ" wrote: I know there must be a relatively simple solution to my challenge, short of creating a new series od data which is the sum of desired series. Let's say that I have the following 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 030 $7,072,987 $5,990,448 $8,978,002 3160 177,472 160,460 142,547 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 Rather than tracking two series (030 and 3160) as two separate series on my graph, I would like to track a NEW series called 060 which is the sum of these two series: 02/13/2010 02/20/2010 02/27/2010 ... 060 $7,250,459 $6,150,950 $9,120,549 6190 24,976 25,644 2,413 So how can I do this simply within the chart, without needing to do all of the summation separately?  MJ 
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Charting the Sum of Two, or More, Series of Data
Excel charts chart data from Excel cells. There may be tricks using
named formulas, but these are difficult to get right and prone to maintenance issues. What is so terrible about putting the totals into the worksheet? You could put them somewhere outside the print range if you don't want to clutter up the worksheet.  Jon  Jon Peltier Peltier Technical Services, Inc. http://peltiertech.com/ On 4/21/2010 11:08 AM, MJ wrote: Point of clarification... our current report format tracks datasets spanning 24 months. The sample data in original questions is only a small subset. * Due to the amount of tracked data, while the stacked barchart might work in a fashion, it looses so much in translation that it is not viable for this application. What I am looking for is... Is there a way within the 'Select Data Source', 'Series' to identify the desired series as a resulting summation of two, or more, series WITHOUT having to actually create such a dataset/series to reference in the data source selection. Someone out there has to have this answer. Thank you in advance for your time and efforts. 
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