This picture below shows you a column chart with pictures (flags) below each column.
Watch this video to learn how to build above chart or follow the instructions below.
You can use the same technique with a bar chart.
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Great technique and one I have not seen before.
For those that may not know, you can add a custom number format to the axis to remove the negative numbers if you don't need them. Just right-click and format the axis. Then from number choose custom, and enter the positive number format, a semicolon, keep it blank for the negative numbers, a semicolon, and then the format that you want for zero (you can use a blank here if you want to remove the zero too) For example, I would use 0;;0 for this chart.
Thanks for a great idea. I'll use it.
Made one small improvement:
To auto-adjust the flag position when the maximum value change.
D3toD7: =MAX($C$3:$C$7)*(-1,5/22) -- chart size constant
and change...Format Axis, Bounds, Minimum to Auto
thank you for your formula, it works fine.
I find your comment interesting, but dont know where to type formula? And also i dont know why we dont just select the chrat and then inser the picture. It automaticly inserts picture into chart area. Then all you have to do is resize the picture manually.
Sorry for possible bad english.
How do I use the same technique with a horizontal bar chart? When I lay ou tthe scatter points, they all lie on the same horizontally. If I try it vertically, they are not spaced in line with the bars. Thanks for this great guide!
How do I use the same technique with a horizontal bar chart?
A horizontal bar chart is a clustered column chart?
If I try it vertically, they are not spaced in line with the bars.
Look at step 4 above. Remove the second axis and both data series use the same axis. They will be spaced in line with the bars.
Hope that helps.
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