Charts - Dynamically adjust Min & Max Scale ??

StanSz

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Regarding Charts in Excel:

Is there a way to have the Min and Max values adjusted dynamically for the Scale of the values being displayed ??

I know that I can use named ranges to display various sections of data -- month by month, or quarter by quarter, for example.

But when the value of these ranges vary greatly from section to section I end of having to manually go and adjust the Min and Max values of the chart scale.

For example, if I was looking at a graph of the S&P 500's prices last November, a Min and Max range of 750 to 1200 would be fine. But if I had a dynamic range established and scrolled over to view the S&P 500's prices for this past February, I would need a Min and Max range of around 650 to 850.

Is there a way to have these Min & Max values adjust automatically depending on the values being displayed ??

Thanks

StanSz
 

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Sal Paradise

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You can use the code on this page to link the axes to cells. Then in the cells you can determine the axis min/max however you want (for instance using CEILING and MAX, or FLOOR and MIN or the like) that responds to whatever the range of the graph is.
 

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