XL3SparkCompare

Creates a Comparison Chart that is rendered in an Excel cell, this formula was introduced in Version 10

Double-clicking the chart, or selecting the XLCubed > Format In-Cell Chart... right-click menu item allow the editing of the chart format using the Comparison Chart Designer

Syntax

XL3SparkCompare( Value1, Output, InRows, ChartType, Value2, Width, ColorVal1, ColorVal2, ColorNegBar, ColorNegPop, [Minimum], [Maximum], [AxisType], [Units], [TickMarks], [TickMarkFormat], [Label])

Parameters

Parameter Description
Value1 The data to chart. This can be a range or a formula
Output The target range in which to render the chart(s)
InRows Specifies whether the input data are in rows or columns:
0 Data are in rows
1 Data are in columns
ChartType Choose from 4 different chart types:
0 Comparison1.png
1 Comparison2.png
2 Comparison3.png
3 Comparison4.png
Value2 The range of data to use for comparison.
Width The width of the chart
ColorVal1 The colour for a positive value, or an empty parameter for default
ColorVal2 The color for an increase in value, or an empty parameter for default
ColorNegBar The colour for a negative value, or an empty parameter for default
ColorNegPop The colour for a decrease in value, or an empty parameter for default
Minimum A value to use for the minimum horizontal axis value, or an empty parameter to use an automatic value
Maximum A value to use for the maximum horizontal axis value, or an empty parameter to use an automatic value
AxisType The type of axis to render in the formula cell:
0 No axis
1 Draws the axis at the top of the cell, with tickmarks below
2 Draws the axis at the bottom of the cell, with tickmarks above
3 Draws the axis at the top of the cell, with tickmarks and labels below
4 Draws the axis at the bottom of the cell, with tickmarks and labels above
Units The frequency of the major, labelled tickmarks
TickMarks The number of additional labelless tickmarks per major tickmark
TickMarkFormat The format string for the axis tickmark labels
Label Specifies the text to use in the formula cell, if no axis is used

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