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Dynamic Bar chart in Excel

Posted on 2016-10-21
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Can someone please show me how to create dynamic  chart for the data attached here?  In the attached example, mint does not have any sales.  How can i build a dynamic chart that hides mint from the chart and only show mint sales on the chart when mint is not blank.
Book12.xlsx
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by:Patrick Matthews
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Recast your source data to look like this:

Category      Product      Result
Percent Sales      cookie      42.64%
Percent Sales      sweets      84.75%
Percent Sales      dough      22.64%
Percent Sales      oil      20.00%
Percent Sales      biscuit      52.16%
Percent Rewards      cookie      48.10%
Percent Rewards      sweets      70.29%
Percent Rewards      dough      38.10%
Percent Rewards      biscuit      92.78%

Then create a PivotChart on that data, with Product as the Axis field, Category as the Legend field, and Sum of Result as the Value field
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj) earned 500 total points
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Refer to the attached and see if this is what you were trying to achieve.
Book12.xlsx
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by:fb1990
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Thanks Patrick and Neeraj.  Neeraj solution worked for me.  Is there a way to hide #N/A?  I want add data label and don't want that to show
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
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You're welcome.
#N/A is necessary to hide the series with no data in this case Mint sales.
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by:fb1990
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Thank you.  I added iferror to mask it and it changed the #N/A to 0%.  I want it to go away but i can live with it.  Thanks a a bunch as usual
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