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Help with a Bubble Chart in Excel 2010

Posted on 2014-02-20
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Last Modified: 2014-02-20
Is it possible to get a bubble chart from the attached information?

I have tried so many times, but I can't seem to make it work. All of the examples and notes from Google etc haven;t helped! They all seem to have three sets of data, but 2 of which need to be numbers/values - is this correct, or can you do it with the sort of info I am using?

Many thanks.
Question by:broadcastwarehouse
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ID: 39873145
First question

What are you trying to say with the chart?


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ID: 39873161
I think a bubble chart requires two numerical values, one for the size and one for the Y axis. I guess you were trying to get an evenly sized grid with bubbles in to represent the amounts? You may be better off with a different type of chart to represent your data.

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ID: 39873194
I'm not too sure, my boss has asked me to do it!!

Column A are sweets, which we send to Customers, Row 1.

We want to see the values of how many sweets we send to each customer.

Does that make sense?!
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ID: 39873214

From your description a bar chart or a column chart makes more sense


Author Comment

ID: 39873224
So it isn't possible with a bubble chart?
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Rgonzo1971 earned 1200 total points
ID: 39873242
It just does not have any meaning


See both sheets in example

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