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Drashboard Gauges speedometer

I need a ride drashboard to excel in the financial sector of the company I work, I am trying to develop in Excel 2007 I would like a help on how to style speedometer gauges I have an image in PNG would like to use as a speedometer but the calculation and how to position the pointer in the correct position is that I do not know how. I need a step by step.
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eduardo12fox
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Hello,

speed gauges are a very inefficient way of showing data. They take up a lot of space to convey just one single item of data.

You should have a look at bullet charts instead, which can show many aspects of data in a very small space.

Some background here
http://peltiertech.com/WordPress/not-gauges-again/
http://www.performance-ideas.com/2011/07/25/cognos-gauge-chart/
http://everythingxcelsius.com/xcelsius-2008/the-slow-death-of-a-gauge/2543

Step by step for creating bullet graphs
http://www.exceluser.com/explore/bullet.htm

cheers, teylyn
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eduardo12foxAuthor Commented:
OK! Very Well
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