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A Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007 for Scientists and Engineers by Bernard Liengme

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Chapter 7

Charts

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Engineers and scientists generally make a graph while other professions make charts. Frequently, the graph that the technical person makes is what Excel calls a XYScatter chart where the x- and the y-values are numeric-ordered pairs. This chapter uses the word chart since this is the term that must be used in Help or when requesting assistance in newsgroups. This chapter opens up by making some simple charts and helps learn how to format various elements in them. It then proceeds to make more complex charts, including a combination chart, a chart with error bars, and charts with missing data. Major excel chart type include the major Excel chart types: column, bar, pie, line, area, and XY (scatter). This chapter ...

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