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    One serie with two axis

    Hi!

    I want one serie to plot on two y-axis, one axis showing a tonnage and one showing percentage. How can I do that?

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    Re: One serie with two axis

    That's going to require 2 series.
    One for the tonnage and the other percentage.

    The chart will not calculate the values for you so you will probably need to calculate percentage data.

    Once the 2 series are in a chart you can select Percentage series and move to secondary axis
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    Re: One serie with two axis

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    Thanks Andy! What I manage to do is two lines, one that shows tonnage and one that shows percentage. Now, I want these lines to merge so that the highest value on the tonnage scale is the same as a 100% on the percentage scale. This way I will only have one line. Maybe I din't get your guidelines correctly, but is this what you described?

    Cheers Desiré

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    Re: One serie with two axis

    If you want to align 100% with highest value you will need to mix the min/max values of both scales.

    Primary (tonnage) 0 and 550 (over whatever the actual value is)
    Secondary (%) 0 and 1

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    Re: One serie with two axis

    Can you please attach a sample file that will make it a lot easier to come up with solutions.

    see the yellow banner at the top of your screen to see how to do that..

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    Re: One serie with two axis

    Since it appears that your percentage scale will just be proportional to your tonnage scale, a technique like this would also work: https://peltiertech.com/secondary-ax...tional-scales/
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    Re: One serie with two axis

    Now there is an example file attached. If only I could create a formula for the maximum value of the secondary axis, then the two would be synchronized.
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    Re: One serie with two axis

    That's right! I tried following the instructions you referred to, but I didn't manage to add the data points to the right y-axis.

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    The example is the 2 series approach.
    You just need to set the Min/Max values of the scales.

    I have deleted the second series from the legend and removed the line formatting
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    Re: One serie with two axis

    I would change the % of plan to actual percentages and then use the "Value from cells" option under the data labels that will not require a secondairy axis and allows to show the percentage of the label alone or combine value and percentage

    i made 3 versions on how to present
    You can set the Values from Cells by selection Data Labels > more options under the plus button next to the graph

    The values from cells options makes for very a flexible tool to set custom labels for graph data points.
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    Re: One serie with two axis

    This looks good! I don't understand how you got the percentage scale on the secondary axis!? The data will be updated each week, and preferably I want to avoid rescaling the axis for each new set of data. Seems like I have to leave that idea though...

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Pope View Post
    The example is the 2 series approach.
    You just need to set the Min/Max values of the scales.

    I have deleted the second series from the legend and removed the line formatting

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    Re: One serie with two axis

    Thank you for the examples Roel! I might have to go with one of those...

    Quote Originally Posted by Roel Jongman View Post
    I would change the % of plan to actual percentages and then use the "Value from cells" option under the data labels that will not require a secondairy axis and allows to show the percentage of the label alone or combine value and percentage

    i made 3 versions on how to present
    You can set the Values from Cells by selection Data Labels > more options under the plus button next to the graph

    The values from cells options makes for very a flexible tool to set custom labels for graph data points.

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