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# Excel Chart Trendlines and percentages of increase or decrease

Does anyone know how to get the exact percentage of the overall trend rate
when you trend data via Excel?

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### Excel formula that calculates percentage of increase or decrease

I'm pretty new to Excel and I need a formula that calculates the percentage
of increase or decrease between 2 numbers. For example if the first number is
12 and the second number is 16, this is a 33% increase over the original
number (12). Is there a formula that incorporates this calculation?

### % of increase or decrease

I am looking for a formula that tells me % of increase or decrease, The
problem is that some of my numbers are negitive eg. -147.80 has decreased to
-785.00 I am looking for the % to be a negitive only in this case

Thanks
Neil

### Percentage increase or decrease

Hi

I have the following columns, and want to work out by what percentage the revenue has increased or decreased by customer. I will then compare it to budget. I have tried a few formulas but becuase I am not very good with them I keep getting different answers most of it being ERROR (what a surprise), can someone help me with a forumla to work this out please?

01/2005 01/2006 01/2007
0.00 405.26 0.00
0.00 0.00 8,023.86
0.00 496.69 0.00
0.00 3,298.47 0.00
0.00 7,067.32 0.00
0.00 0.00 14,731.52
0.00 0.00 173.05
0.00 250.26 0.00
0.00 0.00 1,135.55
0.00 161.98 3,308.49
0.00 1,700.79 3,329.12
0.00 404.49 0.00

### Indentifying trends and progressive increase or decrease

Hi Guys

I need to identify trends or progressive increase or decrease in the variables highlighted in the attached workbook.

I need to compare January, February, March and April of 2009 to January, February, March and April of 2010.

Eg, Comparing january 2010 to January 2009 were there any increase, decrease or did they remain constant

### Percent increase or decrease formula

Hi Guys
I there a way of increasing and decreasing my price lists by a percentage.
I have approx 10 columns running across the top of my spread sheet down to row 500 with all my prices.
Can I put a cell at the base of each column that I can just type in a % increase or decrease to update each column. I am thinking the cell would have the number 1 in it. If I wanted my prices up by say 10% I would just type 1.1 and so on. If I want to decrease by 10% I type .9
Can somebody steer me the right way on how to do the formula.
Many Thanks
Dodge.

### Add-on software for Excel charts?

Are there programs that add attractive features to Excel charts, such as
shapes of bars, or new patterns and colors?
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Ed

### Percentage of increase/decrease for time

Hello,

Can someone please tell me the best way to calculate the percentage of increase/decrease for time increments. i.e. What is the % of increase from 04:40 to 04:50

I am thinking that I might have to break it into seconds first? Really not sure but the answers I am getting from the usual (b-a)/a is showing strange numbers that I dont feel are correct (with formatting the cells for time and also tried general)

Ben

### 6.70 X 10% Est. Percent Increase Or Decrease

I have to get calculate 6.70 X 10% Est. Percent Increase Or Decrease on excel and I don't know how. Could anybody please help? Thank you.

### Calculating Percentage Increase Or Decrease

Hi

Can anyone help?

I need a column with a formula which calculates the percentage increase or decrease from some 2006 figures to 2007 - but i cant see how to do it? Can anyone help?

An example would be:

2006 figure: 104
2007 figure: 201

I need to know the % increase or decrease in 2007 compared to 2006.

Thanks

### MS Excel Chart

Hi Foks,

I need a help from you.. i have to make an comparision of several bank for 2 years means 2006 and 2007.. what was the business in 2006 and what is in 2007 and i have to show the treand of Increasing or decreasing with the help of an Arrow key.. Will u guys will help me out how to make the same,.. the problem which i m getting now is to how to show the trend with an Arrow..

Thanks and Regards

### Calculating Percentage increase or decrease

Hi

Can anyone help?

I need a column with a formula which calculates the percentage increase or decrease from some 2006 figures to 2007 - but i cant see how to do it? Can anyone help? An example is posted below:

Attendees Attendees
Mar 06 - Dec 06 Jan 06 - Jun 07 % Change
201 104
63 94
114 79

### Calculating Percentages with Variables

How can I set up a spread set to calculate percentages with variables. Such
as
12/31/04 % 01/31/05 % 02/28/05
312,112,345 789,789,159 421,951,753
7,895,359 6,125,359 7,123,456

I want to calculate the percentage of increase or decrease per month for
each officer. When I use B2: =C2/A2 - 1 its only calculating one
way, giving false percentage. I tried the =If(or, but am getting false
percentages with that formula as well. HELP!!!

### Create an increase or decrease formula with zero %

decrease percentage from YTDr to LYTD

YTD= 200 LYTD=145 =.38% formula =(a1-b1)/abs(b1) but when I have a zero my
zeros

Thanks a lot my saviors !!!!

### Combo Charts

Hello,

I have a column chart with a trend line that depicts the amount of incidents
that occur month to month for example Nov 470 Dec 420 ...What I would like
to do is on the same chart, show the percent of increase or decrease between
the months to give more substance to the chart...has anyone done this before?

Thanx

David

### Formula to get an increase or decrease %

Hi guys,
I want to get a result from two numbers which would be an increase or decrease %
I have the following formula but it gives me wrong results... when the result is negative..
=SUM(I65-J65)/J65
eg: 10-100/10=90% but 100-10/100=900%
thanks
legepe

### Pie Chart To Graph Percentage Of Total Expenses

First off, sorry if the title is bad. The problem i am having was hard for me to describe.

But anyway here it goes. Please look at attached file so i can describe my problem much easier. I am using excel 07 on vista. fyi.

Ok when you open up the file please ignore everything above the blue bar. That was the old data which was arranged wrong. I have actually figured a lot of this out but i am stuck. The graph is set up so when you click on the drop down menu (F26) it changes the graph to the relevant data. Now the bottom graph is currently graphing the Months Expense1 as a total of all Expense1. So January Expense1 was \$100 so its 26% of all Expense1. and when you click on the drop down button you can changed the data to Expense2 and the graph changes. YAY ok thats cool. However, thats not what i want. I want the pie chart to be graphing the expenses as a percentage of total Expenses. So the drop down menu would be of the months instead of the expenses.

I have changed that with relative ease, but I cant get the data to graph how i want it to.

I have been using OFFSET() formula and the define name manager to set up the previous graph. You can easily look at the formulas i have used instead of me trying to explain everything. Please help. This is the test bed for a budgeting spread sheet I am working on.

if you can help me out that would be great.. Please try not to use Macros because i dont understand them all that well and I need to take what is done in this spreadsheet and learn from it and change it so it works when are thre 10 expenses.

Thanks
Chris

Other relevant data.
Expense drop down button is named New using the Name manager.. and the formula used is shown directly above it. I assume that this formula is what needs changing.

### Excel chart with total and percentage

Hi guys

a question i cannot really firnd an answer to

i have some data that shows total and percentage of total of two categories

Total post Emails Post
220 70% 30%

I receiced 220 letters of which 70% via email 30% via post

Can i creat i chart that shows me both totals and split percentage

thanks

### Excel charts should allow "switching" series on or off

A plot (chart) of time series data may be used for many purposes. From my
use two reasons I use such plots are:
Studying individual time series trends; and
Overall impression of all results.

But when studying multiple time series data a chart can become cluttered.
It would be useful if individual series could be seleceted as visible or
invisible so that they could be evaluated without losing the total plot.

At the moment the only way to "unclutter" the plot is to remove the
temporaily-unwanted series but it can be time consuming to reconstruct the
plot.

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### Track Differences and Percentage of

I am not sure why the html maker didn't work so I will try and ask this without it. Please be patient. If it wasn't so confusing for me I would have figured this out already so I come to you, the experts.

I have three sheets in a work book. I am attempting to track not only the difeferences but the percentage of change between data on sheets 2 & 3.

Here are the cells on sheet one:

A1: Name1 B1: Place1 C1: Difference1 D1: Percentage of Change1
A2: Name2 B2: Place2 C2: Difference2 D2: Percentage of Change2

This goes goen the page thru A42.

Sheet 2:

A1: Name1 B1: Place1 C1: Number1
A2: Name2 B2: Place2 C2: Number2

This goes goen the page thru A42.

Sheet 3:

A1: Name1 B1: Place1 C1: Number1
A2: Name2 B2: Place2 C2: Number2

This goes goen the page thru A42.

Here is what I am wanting to do"

Sheet 2 I am posting text into this sheet.

Sheet 3 I am posting updated data into this sheet.

Sheet one is the calculation page using the data from Sheets 2 & 3 as follows:

1. I need to check that the name appears in both lists and then update sheet 1 column A. There will be about 40 names on each list and they may change so I need to make sure the list of names, as well as the corresponding Place to that name, on Sheet 3 appear on Sheet 1. If a new name appears on sheet three it needs to be seen on sheet 1 however, if it shows on sheet 2 and not on sheet 3, then it does not appear on sheet 1.

2. Once the names have been resolved, I want to subtract the number for each name on sheet 3 from the number of the corresponding name on sheet 2.

3. Once the difference has been found, I want to post the percentage of change on Sheet 1 column D.

I know this is alot and I have tried different things but none have worked. Mostly because I am rather new to complex formulas in excel. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

### Percentage of completion chart

I need to add a chart to an excel template that reflects percentage of completion. Can anyone help me with this?

### Percentage of "yes" or "no"

I am setting up a database that will show me how many wrong entries have been made onto our server. Each row will have info regarding the entry and the last cell will be say yes or no (yes for right, no for wrong). I was wondering if there was an equation i could enter at the bottom of the column that would give me a percentage of the yes's or the no's.

### Coloring of Excel Chart

Re-posting from

http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/Sho...26051&SiteID=1

Thanks

Darryn

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Hello,

I'm generating Excel-Charts via VSTO in VB .NET. For the Seriescollections I
want to set given RGB-Values like RGB(223, 0, 48) for red. But the colors are
different from the colors, when I generate Chart objects in Excel-VBA.

It seems that the RGB-Colors in VSTO / VB .NET not scalable like it shoud
be. It seems furhter more that there are only a few colors avialable, wenn I
increase or decrease the RGB-Colors they only get brighter or darker in
intervalls.

e.g.
mySeries.Interior.Color = RGB(223, 0, 48) shows the same color as
mySeries.Interior.Color = RGB(204, 0, 35)

My Screen-Setting are settet to 32-bit true color. Do you have any ideas how
to solve this phenomenon?

### Percentage of "yes" or "no"

I am setting up a database that will show me how many wrong entries have
been made onto our server. Each row will have info regarding the entry
and the last cell will be say yes or no (yes for right, no for wrong).
I was wondering if there was an equation i could enter at the bottom of
the column that would give me a percentage of the yes's or the no's.

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kpgilber

### Is it possible in excel chart?

Hi,

I have one doubt in bar chart. I have created one bar chart. That contains 4 serious collection. All 4 bar shows well. But if i delete the one or two serious collection, Bar size is increased. Bar shows bigger size. I need the same size even if i delete the serious collection. Is it possible in excel chart?

I use maximum of 4 bars only. I want the same size, even i increase or decrease the serious collection.

Pls help me.

Ram.