?
Solved

Three Dimensional Journey Map in Excel

Posted on 2016-11-29
8
Medium Priority
?
83 Views
Last Modified: 2016-12-01
EE Pros,

This is a Excel Charting exercise and not for the faint at heart. However, I have searched the Web and EE and cannot find anything like it.  So this may be a first.  The idea is simple.  There are 3 points (X, Y and Z).  X is a Date that needs to be properly spaced to reflect dates inputted. The Y is a Value amount (i.e. $).  The Points are a simple Line Plot.  So far....pretty simple.

Here's the ask, The Z represents "TEXT LABELS" that need to be reflected at each Plot Point.  Given the text may change, it needs to adapt to the amount of text (probably no more then 2 sentences at pt.8 type.

Take a look and engage if you think you have an approach to do this.  And..... as always, "Thank you in advance".
Roadmapv2.xlsm
0
Comment
Question by:Bright01
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 41906481
Can you show a picture, even if hand-drawn, of what you'd like the chart to look like? Also are you aware that the are existing 3D-looking charts like this "3-D Cylinder" version?
3D
0
 

Author Comment

by:Bright01
ID: 41906488
Martin,

Greetings.  Yes, I'm familiar with the 3-D charting.  This is different.  Here is a picture (Conceptual).  The Workbook I attached shows the data (X, Y and Z).  The tricky part is how do you get the Labels on the right data points.

Thanks again for comments.

B.
Roadmap-Graphic.ppt
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 41906529
It looks like you just want to label the data points. Is that correct?
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:Bright01
ID: 41907078
Well, it's a little more complicated then that.  Label the Data/Label Points?   "YES".  Have them move, resize the label box and change based on changes to the X and Y coordinates or the Text for the Label?  "that would be the magic".  :-)

B
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Martin Liss earned 2000 total points
ID: 41907168
Sorry but I don't think I can help you on this one.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Bright01
ID: 41907183
Martin,  if you can't do this, then I doubt it can be done or is a sizeable project.  I'll give it another couple of hours and if nothing.... I'll close it out.  As always, appreciate your insight.

B.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Bright01
ID: 41908360
Martin, appreciate and respect your opinion on this.  If you can't do this in a few keystrokes, I'm rethinking my ask and will eventually trim this question back to something reasonable and doable.  Thanks, as always for taking a look and rendering advice.

B.
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 41908943
Thanks for selecting my "answer" but it really wasn't necessary.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
This article describes how you can use Custom Document Properties to store settings and other information in your workbook so that they will be available the next time you open the workbook.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question