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    this should be a really easy one but i can't figure it out. i have a scale with labels on x-axis going like this:
    0% 5% 10% 20%
    the question is - how do i remove 0% so the only tinng that shows is:
    5% 10% 20%

    thanks!!!

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    On 2002-05-12 23:06, dim4x4 wrote:
    this should be a really easy one but i can't figure it out. i have a scale with labels on x-axis going like this:
    0% 5% 10% 20%
    the question is - how do i remove 0% so the only tinng that shows is:
    5% 10% 20%

    thanks!!!
    Hi,
    I assume you use XY (Scatter) type of chart.
    Also your X series is formatted as Percentage.
    So what you have to do is double click on X scale on the chart.
    In the "Format Axis box" choose Scale
    Put 0.05 in the Minimum field
    And your X scale will start at 5%
    Eli

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    hi Eli,

    it's weird, but i can't set the minimum on that scale for my chart (maybe it's the wrong type???) i only have 3 options:

    Value (Y) axis crsses at category number (and possible range from 1 to 31999)

    Number of categories between tick-mark labels

    Number of categories between tick marks

    there are also 3 check boxes at the bottom. i guess that's probably a wrong chart, but it looks fine - i just want to hide that 0 because it crosses Y axix in a really ugly manner. btw my chart type is Custom Types > Smooth Lines.

    Thanks for any help!

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    Don't include 0% in your data. What data are you using?

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    On 2002-05-13 05:49, dim4x4 wrote:
    hi Eli,

    it's weird, but i can't set the minimum on that scale for my chart (maybe it's the wrong type???) i only have 3 options:

    Value (Y) axis crsses at category number (and possible range from 1 to 31999)

    Number of categories between tick-mark labels

    Number of categories between tick marks

    there are also 3 check boxes at the bottom. i guess that's probably a wrong chart, but it looks fine - i just want to hide that 0 because it crosses Y axix in a really ugly manner. btw my chart type is Custom Types > Smooth Lines.

    Thanks for any help!
    If you could send your file to me by E-mail it might help
    Eli

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