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Data series disappearing (incl. custom label and error bars) in Scatter Plot and Bar Plot

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    Data series disappearing (incl. custom label and error bars) in Scatter Plot and Bar Plot

    Hi Forum, I have created some plots where I use custom axis labels in a bar chart and custom data labels dynamic scatter plot in which I plot time-lines horizontally with several independent processes on the y-axis, and their key milestones on the y-axis. The scatter plot flexibly resets all axes based on the range of the data plotted, by drawing all axes and axes labels and tick-marks with data points and error bars (imagine each tick mark to be a data point). I do this, as I want to force the x-axis to be organized in quarters and the y-axis should include the process names.

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    This works perfectly on my machine (running Windows 10 and Office 365). When I open it on another machine, the custom-made axes, but not the actual data points plotted disappear. My client is Office 2016.

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    Any ideas why the axes are disappearing and anything that could be done about it?

    I know that custom labels do not exist in all versions of Office, but to my knowledge these issues are limited to Office 2010.



    Thank you for your help!
    Johannes
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    Last edited by JohannesR; 11-08-2019 at 05:05 AM.

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    Re: Scatter plot: Data series disappearing (incl. custom label and error bars)

    I don't know that we can do much to debug this with only a picture. Can you fake some dummy data and upload a sample file to the forum so we can see exactly how you are creating the axes and see if we can replicate the behavior?
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    Re: Data series disappearing (incl. custom label and error bars) in Scatter Plot and Bar P

    [EDIT] I uploaded an example file and attached it to the original post.
    Last edited by JohannesR; 11-08-2019 at 05:05 AM.

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