You can do so.
Add the values for a (constant) line as a new series.
Then, right click one of the bars for the second series, and change the chart type to a Line, for instance.
Wigi
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Hi,
I have produced a bar chart in excel, and not i need to put a limit line, so i can clearly see if the bars are above or below the limit.
Can i do this without rebuilding the chart? and how?
Thanks
You can do so.
Add the values for a (constant) line as a new series.
Then, right click one of the bars for the second series, and change the chart type to a Line, for instance.
Wigi
hi thanks for that,
can i get a line that stretches across the width of the graph, instead of a small star?
Thank
i have created a limit line on my bar chart with the help of another board member, however it is just a small line, how can i stretch the line the full way across the graph?
Thanks
Last edited by Peter_SSs; Jan 8th, 2010 at 07:46 PM. Reason: Combined threads
How many values do you plot for that line? You could have that (always the same constant) value on each X axis value, just as you do for the bars.
Hi
To plot a straight line you just need 2 points. Define the points like (Xmin,Y) and (Xmax,Y) where Xmin and Xmax are the maximum and minimum values in the X axis and Y defines the limit value.
If you still have doubts Jon Peltier explains here how to add a horizontal line to a chart:
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/...orzSeries.html
Kind regards
PGC
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