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"Trend Lines" greyed Out [closed]

asked 2014-07-27 18:36:50 +0200

Carlb gravatar image

updated 2015-08-31 15:54:07 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have a simple data set of approximately 100 pairs of floating point values. The Calc program reads these data and plots it as an X-Y scatter plot correctly.

I want to test some different functions and get the idea from the Help that this is possible. However, when I try to insert a Trend line, from the insert menu that feature is greyed out.

I am using Windows 8.1 with LibreOffice 4.2.5.2 I am probably misintrepting the help information on this feature, so is there some step that is implied but not explicit?

Thanks for any help.

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answered 2014-07-27 20:43:13 +0200

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updated 2014-07-27 20:45:25 +0200

Select the plotted data series first in the diagramm by clicking on it. You then can also go via the context menue.

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Lupp, Thank you for your answer. I had been just double clicking on the background of the plot. When I double clicked on the data line on the plot, Trend Lines were no longer grey out.

None of the canned expression fit my data well and I will try to learn to use the context menu with an expression of my choosing.

Carlb gravatar imageCarlb ( 2014-07-31 03:54:42 +0200 )edit

Thanks! Someone should correct https://help.libreoffice.org/Chart/Tr... but I don't know how to make/propose edits https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/T...

Nemo_bis gravatar imageNemo_bis ( 2016-08-14 13:07:09 +0200 )edit

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