Questions tagged [google-sheets-charts]

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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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Set title of currently selected chart from named cell

There's a sample over here that will show how to set the first's chart title to the active cell: function onOpen(){ SpreadsheetApp.getUi().createMenu('Charts').addItem('Update title of the first ...
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Selecting a single column from all rows for chart range

I want to specify a certain column from all rows (omitting the first few) to be the range for my chart. Currently I input this to specify the range: L6:L (note: this automatically changes to L6:L20 ...
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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 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 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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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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Aggregate results by week and month for charts

Is there a way to convert daily values into weekly averages for charting? Sample source sheet --------------------------------------------------- | Data 1 | 1/1/2018 | 1/2/2018 | 1/3/2018 | etc......
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Can I precisely position charts in Google Sheets?

I am using Google Sheets to create a "Monthly Report" spreadsheet for a product, and am attempting to make an attractive, compelling experience for the consumers of the report. In this spreadsheet, I ...
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Color or group the same kind of data in a Google Sheet graph

I have the following data: | Test Combination | C-Score | Memory | Reasoning | Verbal | |------------------|---------|--------|-----------|--------| | ABCD | 13.70 | 10.51 | 13.04 |...
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Google Sheets: move a chart and still have it update from original data/arrays?

Can you move or copy a chart in Google Sheets into another EXISTING sheet and have it still update form the original data arrays? I know you can move a chart into its own sheet, but I'm looking to ...
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How to use “aggregate” chart feature on Google Sheets

Line graphs and most other types in Google Sheets have a checkbox for "aggregate" in the setup tab. I've tried looking through the instructions but I can't find any documentation on how to use this ...
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Visualize Data that updates dynamically

TLDR: How can I create a bar chart that updates the x-axis daily? The end goal is to have a chart that shows a side by side comparison of goal completions performance for each source of traffic. Here ...
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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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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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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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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 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 add a date to a cell next to an cell with an imported value

In column A I have a value added each day from the tab/cell TOTAL/A1 by this script: function dailyLog() { var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var sourceSheet = ss.getSheetByName('...
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Charts show '1' for zero values

I have a big file with charts. For calculations I formatted all values with the following string: #;-#; to avoid the showing of zeros in charts. Now data labels which should be empty are shown as 1. ...
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Chart in Google Sheets is duplicating data labels

I'm using Google Sheets and a triggered Apps Script function to create a waterfall chart. Basically this involves breaking apart each value into a base (either visible or invisible), a falling value (...
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Creating a Scatter PLot with Equal Axis Scale

When creating a Scatter Plot in Google Sheet, the X and Y axes get scaled independently. Is there a way to set them to always use the same scale/units? Basically, such that given a point (10,10)...
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Google Sheets: Stacked bar chart showing event totals by month

I have a Google Sheets spreadsheet that tracks four types of events on a daily basis; we'll call them A, B, C, and D. More than one event can happen on a day; if this happens there are two (or more) ...
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How do you interpolate data in a horizontal range that's non-linear?

I've been told what I'm hoping to do is called 'spline interpolation'. I've imported monthly youtube channel viewership figures from google API. And I've layed out the dates and views in a horizontal ...
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Stacking time series in Google Sheet Combo chart

I can approximate a stacked time-series plot using the Combo chart option in Google Sheets: But it's not quite a "real" time series plot because the temporal gaps are not represented. Compare to this ...
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How can I create a violin plot in Google Spreadsheets?

How can I create a violin plot in Google Spreadsheets? Example of violin plot:
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Plot multiple data ranges in Google Sheets

I'm doing a physics lab in class and we conducted multiple runs of a car rolling down a ramp. For each run, there are two columns of data for time and position. I want to graph all the data on a ...
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Plot coordinate data in a scatterplot in Google Sheets

I'm an inexperienced student using google sheets for my lab report. In the following data, each row represents data for each of 4 people: xi (columns B-E) represents a position in meters, and ti (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Google Sheets trendline broken; file unavailable

In Google Sheets, I've created a line graph. I want to add a trend line. I do so by clicking the blue line and selecting Linear from the trendline dropdown. No trendline appears. Then when I right ...