Plotting Time Series Data

Problem

You need to plot a set of time series data for further analysis.

Solution

Time series charts, such as the one shown in Figure 6-1, are easy to create in Excel.

Select the data series (both x and y values) you want to chart and then press the Chart Wizard button on the Standard toolbar, or select Insert images/U2192.jpg border=0> Chart... from the main menu bar to open the Chart Wizard. The Chart Wizard allows you to select the chart style and customize charts in various ways. Read Chapter 4 to learn more about creating charts in Excel.

Figure 6-1. Time series chart


Using Excel

Getting Acquainted with Visual Basic for Applications

Collecting and Cleaning Up Data

Charting

Statistical Analysis

Time Series Analysis

Mathematical Functions

Curve Fitting and Regression

Solving Equations

Numerical Integration and Differentiation

Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

Solving Partial Differential Equations

Performing Optimization Analyses in Excel

Introduction to Financial Calculations

Index



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