Excel "Bubble chart" -- need assistance


I need some assistance with creating a "bubble chart" in MS-Excel.

As a "picture is worth a 1,000 words", please see the XLS for the conceptual chart/details that I'd like to include.

Thanks in advance,
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Ejgil HedegaardCommented:
A bubble chart is like a x-y scatter chart, with a third value for the bubble sizes.
x-y charts works only on values, so you can not use the author names as axis labels.
The author names can be used as series names.
Year is the x-axis values.
To make the authors appear below each other, I have used the values 1, 2 and 3 as y-values.
Number of cites is the z-values (bubble size).
See the attached workbook, with the data in column P-V and the chart below.

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ExpExchHelpAuthor Commented:
Final question... why are the bubbles a bit "distorted" (vs. nicely round)?

Ejgil HedegaardCommented:
Check your screen settings, looks nicely round here.
ExpExchHelpAuthor Commented:
Ok... will do.   Thx, again.

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