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Excel Area Chart with a vertical line

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Hello Experts

Is it possible to have a vertical line in an excel area chart?
I have the days on the x-axis and 3 types of data in the y-axis.
Now I want to show the actual day with a vertical line in the diagram.

Thx
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by:Rgonzo1971
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Pls refer to

Add a Vertical Line to a Column or Line Chart: Series Method
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/AddLineVertSeries.html

Add a Vertical Line to a Column or Line Chart: Error Bar Method
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/AddLineVertErrBar.html

Add a Horizontal Line to a Column or Line Chart: Series Method
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/AddLineHorzSeries.html

Combining Different Chart Types into a Single Excel Chart
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ComboCharts.html

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by:haslinger
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Thx for the fast answer, maybe your last link

Combining Different Chart Types into a Single Excel Chart
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/ComboCharts.html

can solve my problem.

The first 3 links won't because I use a "Stacked Area" chart,
and the links describe Columnor Line charts.

regard
guenter
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by:Rgonzo1971
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Hi

Could you send a dummy example?
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by:haslinger
ID: 39262317
Hi

See the attached example.
I want to insert the "vertical line" to mark the current day e.g.

thx
z.xls
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Rgonzo1971 earned 200 total points
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Hi,

Is it what you are looking for
zVersion2.xls

see in data for the second serie

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by:haslinger
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Hi

That's the solution

thx a lot
guenter
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