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# [Solved] Charts : Probability Scale

I am trying to create a Log/Probability Chart in Excel 97.
I have a column of Flow values and a corresponding column of Exceedance % values.
Using old, faded graph paper with a Log Scale (y-axis) and a Probability Scale (x-axis) the resulting plot is linear.

Using the "Format Axis..." dialog box, I can get Excel to give me a Log Scale on either axis, but a Probability Scale does not seem to be an option.
Any suggestions?

Thanks

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I would like to know how to get a probability scale in X axe (in a graph)

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1 1.05 1.25 2 5 10 20 50 100 200 500

there is a logarithmic scale option but is different and looks like this:

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1 10 100 1000 10000

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I am working on a report in Excel where we compare four models with eachother.
Therefore we use four charts which we place next to eachother. The data is
filled into the datasheet automatically from access through macro's.

The problem is that the scale of the x-axis differs on each chart while we
want the same scale on all four charts. Auto-scaling scales each chart
individually, so that is not an option as well.

The only solution what I can come up with is making a macro that searches
for the largest value in the datasheet and then setting the maximum of each
axis to that value.
This seems quite a lot of work, so my question is, is there any other way to
do this?
Thanks.