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How to customise ordering of segments in stacked waterfall chart using Google Sheets

I've drafted a stacked waterfall chart in Google Sheets (shown below). By default, the ordering of stack segments are as follows: In Column A: Apples, Bananas, Carrots, Durian from top to bottom In ...
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Unable to position custom data labels in center in Google Sheets waterfall chart

Context I've drafted a stacked waterfall chart in Google Sheets, with custom data labels (guided by Ben Collin's tutorial on custom data labels). My goal is to have the custom data label positioned ...
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In Google sheets is it possible to have a combined chart with stacked columns?

I currently have a simple combined chart with a revenue line and columns. For what I am trying to communicate with this graph, I would really like to have stacked columns in addition to my revenue ...
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Struggling to Generate Chart From Existing Data

This question is specific to Google Sheets—hopefully I’m in the right place. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/161rtpjNK5363-U6y6MZYzqOIx7CQBCHDWInBXFtZYIg/edit?usp=sharing As you’ll see above, ...
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How to Change Agregated Data to Continuous

I would like to change the following two graphs in this link here Problem 1 Under the chemistry and physics tab I have a graph like this: Which is an agregate data set, but as you can tell the x-...
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How to change the values of a pie chart to absolute values instead of percentages in Google Sheets

I want to be able to change the percentages under each of the fruit names to absolute numbers (the respective quantities). I tried changing the 'slice label' but that only added the numbers over the ...
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How to create a chart a non zero starting point

I am creating a chart from data, the numerical range of the data is 50 to 150. The problem is the chart starts at 0. I would like to force the chart to start at 50. I have looked at the grid line ...
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Google Sheets Scatter chart: multiple data points at same X location

I have a dataset where I have on each row data associated with an item that has a name (alpha, beta, gamma in the example), as follows: I now want to create a scatter plot where the X axis ...
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Unable to change Google Sheets data point format without changing other data points

I am trying to ensure that each bar in a horizontal bar chart in Google Sheets has its own unique color. Conventional wisdom seems to entail either select the chart --> left-click on the bar -->...
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Process visualization based on data

I am trying to use a Google spreadsheet to visualize a customer journey. I am trying to create the following graphic: I have created the following example spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/...
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Google Sheets time sorting chart

I have a MailChimp data export in google sheets and I want to create some charts that can show the best time of day/day of the week based on my data for our mail outs when compared to open rate (%). I ...
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Graphing two lines in Google Sheets based on values in first column

I'm trying to create two lines on the same graph, with one being 'Line A' based on Data labeled 'A' and 'Line B' based on B. The X-axis would be the date and would expand over time as more entries ...
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How to preserve colors of each series from changing when inserting new data in Chart Editor?

This issue occurs in every chart type. As an example, I have a pie chart created from a long table of data where each column is assigned a specific text color, so each slice of the pie corresponds to ...
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Does Google Sheets allow moving a chart to its own sheet?

I know that Google Sheets used to allow moving a chart to its own worksheet so that nothing else is in that sheet. All the instructions I've found for how to do so are no longer relevant to the most ...
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How do I turn a SQL database downloaded table into a Google Sheets multi-line chart?

I want to turn this table (comes from an SQL database) ...into a line chart in Google Sheets that looks like this
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Google sheets sub-chart in chart… possible?

I have 3 different data ranges that I need to plot on a google sheets chart. On the main chart I have different value ranges, thus I'll use a left y-axis and a right y-axis, but the 3rd data range is ...
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1 plot with several lines with a common X axis but unique X and Y values… is this possible?

I am trying to create a graph which shows several smooth lines that are defined by an X and Y value. the problem is that they have to share the X-axis. Is there a way to efficiently add the other ...
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Build a value-over-time line chart from monthly values?

I have a spreadsheet that looks like this: +---------------------------------------+ | |01|02|03|04|05|06|07|08|09|10|11|12| +---------------------------------------+ |'16| ?| ?| ?| 1| 2| ?| ?| ?| ...
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Bar Chart Merge 2 columns in a single bar

I have the following table, I want to generate a bar chart where for each year I can see a single bar, including both Cash and Credit. Today I only see this: Link here
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Multiple columns on x-axis on Google Sheets chart

I have a google sheet tracking $ for different categories (savings, regular expenses, daily expenses). I like to keep track of individual dates and transactions. As you can see, only Daily is showing ...
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Google sheet chart, wrong time format in chart

I have created a Google Sheet that collects a bunch of values in columns. One of these is a time value formatted hh:mm:ss AM/PM, obtained with the following formula: =TIMEVALUE(SUBSTITUTE("April 28, ...
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Map Axis Numeric Values to Strings

I have time series data reviewing the quality of an item. The ratings are on a 1-5 scale ranging from "Very Bad" to "Very Good". How can I define this mapping so that instead of seeing marks for 1, ...
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Is there any way to let the data range of a chart in Google Sheets dynamically adjust?

Say I have a table like this: | Date | Number | | 0128 | 28800 | | 0129 | 32500 | | 0130 | 63410 | | 0131 | 56400 | | 0201 | 68700 | | 0202 | 84060 | And I can put a graph to show ...
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Google Sheets show running total and average on a chart

I have a dataset of expenses as rows and a monthly budget $ in a cell. I want to plot two bar horizontal bar charts where the X-axis is the days of the month (all of them, not just the one we're up ...
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Creating running total chart

I want to create a chart in Google Sheets with cumulative Profit (H) column but without creating the second column (I). Are there any solutions?
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Comparison Column Chart

I'm trying to make a chart in Google Sheets to compare how much two people have paid towards something. What I'm looking for is the chart to have several cost categories (groceries, dining out, pets, ...
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Pie chart with sub-slices per category in Google Sheets?

I have a sheet that contains a list of books, with metadata about those books. Two columns that exist are the library within which the book is stored, and the condition of the book. I'd like to create ...
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Compare dates from two years in a graph when dates not identical in Google Sheets

I can’t figure out how to compare two data sets with date intervals form each year. Only the start and end date are the same days, the rest is spread over the period. And there can be more points in ...
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Blank Redundant Month

I have a large list of days and quantities that I wanted to chart so we could see how many of something we sold on a specific day. Give this goes back 600 days, there is a lot of data so I have been ...
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Dynamically creating chart in Google Sheets

I'm looking for a way of automatically generating a graph based on a constantly expanding dataset. The number of columns is constantly expanding (a program create a new column with new datasets for ...
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How to prevent series from changing color when series are removed from the chart/graph?

I have a graph, similar to the one in this gif: When I uncheck different series, removing them from the data that is then read by the graph, the colors shift. I believe the issue is that the color ...
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Can results of ARRAYFORMULA be used as values in an annotated timeline?

I am trying to create an annotated timeline with the following data, which exists on another sheet: I am using an ARRAYFORMULA to retrieve the text. I want to display these values as an annotated ...
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How to create a line chart from a key-value dataset?

I have created a script that tracks twitter followers over time, for many accounts, the data is saved to a table that looks something like this: +------------+--------+-------+ | DATE | USER |...
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How to plot dates on a timeline in Google Sheets

I have a column of dates, eg. 2017-01-20 2017-01-25 2017-01-27 2017-01-30 2017-02-03 ... 2018-12-20 I would like to create a plot where the x-axis is a contiguous range of dates from start to end (...
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How to reorder labels on Google sheets chart?

See the below chart that was created from Google Sheets: I want to reorder the positioning of the bars in the x-axis - for example, move the "Over $121" bar to the far right and move the "Between $21 ...
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How to create a chart with list of values as aggregated separate values?

I'm trying to do something similar to how Google Forms populated my data (which was with checkboxes, where multiple options could be checked): This data in Google Sheets is represented as a column, ...
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Dynamic Sized Image in Google Sheets For Printing Based On Cell

I've made a calculator with Google Sheets to make it easier for Olympic shooters to train at home. The data that it produces is very helpful, but I would like to make it easier for the users to print ...
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How to group certain data in a chart in Google Sheets

I'm creating a chart of a number of items (website traffic sources) and want to find a way to merge any rows that contain 'Facebook' in the chart. Here's the raw data: (direct) 67 192.com 0 bing ...
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GAS & sheet with multiple variable height charts. How to set position

In a Google Sheet I am inserting multiple chart dynamically. function formatCharts(cTargetSs,cSheetFrom,anchorRow) { var sheet = cTargetSs.getSheetByName('Charts'); var sheetFrom = cTargetSs....
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How can I make x-axis sorted without sorting the underlying data?

I have a data set like this: I want to plot the frequency of the 'num_of_item' as y-axis and the 'num_of_item' as x-axis. As you can see on the x-axis, the num_of_item values are not sorted. I ...
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How to create a 3 column chart in Google Sheets with one numerical column and two text columns with customization?

Consider this data: +---------+----------+-----------+--+--+ | Food | Quantity | Type | | | +---------+----------+-----------+--+--+ | Apple | 3 | Fruit | | | +---------+-----...
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How to align one axis in a two axis chart

I want to align my right vertical scale with my left vertical scale so both have the 0 at the same height. I have this: And I want this (I've done it manually but it's not perfect, look how both 0s ...
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How to make Google Sheets draw trends in a spreadsheet

I have a graph on Google Sheets (based on two columns) that plots many points (think of it like the stock market): I would like the graph to not show the micro data and instead show trends.. ...
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How to reverse the y-axis in a Google Sheets graph?

I have data that represents the depth of an open mine in a transversal view. Currently, it looks like this: But since it represents the depth of a mine, I'd rather have it "flipped". So the y-axis, ...
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Display month and year on chart

I have a line chart created after data that's stored like this: A B C D 1 | 2017 | | 2018 | | 2 | NOV | | FEB | | 3 | 0 | 0 | ...
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Multiple columns as one in an Google Sheets chart

I have a Google Sheet tracking data over days, logging data at different times during the day, example: Is there any way that I can have this data represented in a chart as one continuous line ...
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Is Google Sheets capable of making a gantt-like chart like this? If so, how?

I have two columns in a spreadsheet: A1:A100 has start times, and B1:B100 has duration. I am trying to create a chart that looks something like this, where each row gets a vertical line placed at the ...
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How to create an histogram with inner divisions in Google Sheets?

I have a column of grades on a Google Sheets document and I want to generate something like that: I only managed to create a simple histogram with custom bucket size, but I want it to be more ...
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Showing percentages in google sheet bar chart

It looks like bar charts in Google Sheets won't support percentages. Is this correct? If so, how would a change the populating query that currently returns "count of"? A single cell used as the ...
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How do I combine two different types of charts to compare two types of data?

I am trying to plot two different types of data: segmented volumes and rating. In the linked example data sets & charts you will find two different charts that I am trying to combine. The first ...