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Graphing Script Data with <cfchartseries>

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I'm querying a SQL table and then taking that data and using Javascript to calculate the values I need for my graph.  However, when I reference the variable that has the value assigned to it from <cfchartseries> I am not getting anything in my graph.  If I display the values in a table it works perfectly but I need to get this data into a graph and <cfchartseries doesn't like it>.  I can use <cfchartdata> and it graphs it correctly but I get invidiual graphs for each value returned and I want all the values on one graph like the chart series does.  Is this possible?  Here is a very simplified example of what I'm trying to do:
<cfquery name="data" datasource="database" dbtype="ODBC">
SELECT     idnum, time, value1, value2
            FROM    DATA_DETAIL
            WHERE idnum = '#idnum#' AND time > '#readtime#'
            ORDER By time
var val1=#value 1#
var val2=#value2#
var val3=((val1-val2)-10)
document.write('<td><font size="-1">#idnum#</font></td>')
document.write('<td><font size="-1">#time#</font></td>')
document.write('<td><font size="-1">#value1#</font></td>')
document.write('<td><font size="-1">#value2#</font></td>')
document.write('<td><font size="-1">' + val3 + '</font></td>')

Val3 prints out to the screen like it should in the table and life is good.  Now, how do I get this value into a coldfusion chart??  Before anyone asks, I know I can do this basic type math directly in SQL but my example is simplified in my real app I have to read in several values and do calculations on them in addition to if..then statements to determine values so that is why I'm having to use Javascript.
Scott Bennett
Manager Technology

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