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Subject: Re: LINE CHARTS
Posted by:  Bill Kuunders (bill.kuunde…
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006

To automate your chart
have a look at :

This describes a method to automattically change the data ranges.

Greetings from New Zealand
Bill K

"Aurora" <Auro…> wrote in message
>I am new to Excel 2003
> This is a second posting.  The first ans I got did not help me at all.
> I have a line chart for the year - Jan thru Dec. Right now the chart only
> contains data for Jan thru April. Then the line goes down to the bottom of
> the chart (to May - zero data point). I call this the "tail". I know it is
> there because I do not have any data in May-Dec yet. But I want to get rid
> of the tail. On Excel 2000, I was able to right click, near the data
> point,
> and choose "no line" and the "tail" went away. Now when I do this, either
> all
> of the lines between the points disappear or the tail jumps to the next
> month
> (June).
> How do I get rid of the tail? I know I could limit the source data
> to just the months I have data in, but I really do not want to go back
> into
> the charts every month and re-set the source data each month. I have about
> 20 charts with anywhere from 2 - 6 lines on each chart. To do this would
> be
> a real pain.
> Can anyone help me or point me in the right direction? I need to complete
> these charts ASAP.
> Aurora



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LINE CHARTS posted by Aurora on Tue, 9 May 2006