I need to create a chart in Calc for two differently sized groups of respondents. [closed] The chart is required to be a column one and has to show two columns in a point of the x-axis which, will compare Group A and Group B, for three different variables. The chart also has to show the figure and the percentage value, the latter of which proved to be a bit complicated. Any ideas?

To sum up, the requirements are:

1) Three variables on the x-axis for two groups of respondents 2) Column chart 3) Show figure 4) Show percentage 5) Have two columns for each variable, one for each group 6) 100% for Group A is 50 respondents 7) 100% for Group B is 56 respondents 8) The percentage shown represents the proportion of the given group voting for the given variable edit retag reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp close date 2016-03-07 03:14:27.132431

Sort by » oldest newest most voted When it comes to percentage values the main question is what is 100%.

I assume that the sum of two values for each variable is 100%. The the chart should look like: In each column each data point contains 2 figures: Top is absolute value and bottom is the percentage value.

If this is the chart you need, I recommend to do the following:

Double click you chart until you see 6 black little squares in a greyu frame.

Right click somewhere in the chart > chart type > select top right

Click once into a data point an all data points of the same group show green squares

Right click into the data point > Format data labels > tab: data labels > check show values and percentage > adjust the format > OK

a bit lower: Seperator > select what you want, I selected new line > OK

If my assumption with the 100% value is wrong, please explain the situation.

I recommend to have a look at the free guides which you can download from http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/d...

EDIT:
Let me start from the end - the 100% question. Possibilities are
- in each var the sum of group1 + group2 is 100% (this is what I used in my example)
- in each group the sum of var1+var2+var3 = 100% (then my assumption is wrong but then your example is also wrong)
- the value for combination of var and group is a percentage figure which does not add up with one or more of the given figures to be 100% (then all must be considered differently)

Each group can be differentiated by color. You can actually give each data point a different color. Once in the editing mode of the chart (6 little black squares around in a grey frame) you need to double click in a data point and you can modify the color of each single datapoint analog to the color setting for a series for data points

Two colums per group is not possible. Per group you have 3 var. Or you want to have 2 columns per var, one column for ich group. But with 2 colums per var beside each other you might need to recalculate your percentage values

I recommend strongly that you clearly define what is 100%. Otherwise i have to make to many assumptions.

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Thank you for your reply. The problem is that the task is to have two columns for each. I tried to offer this solution, but it is necessary to have two columns. I even tried to add two axes with two different max levels, but then the percentage value is 100% everywhere.

Also, the groups must be differentiated by the same colours. Moreover, the suggested solution does not show the percentage of the group that chose the given answer. I need something like this, but in the two-column variation, so that the percentage adds up to 100%, but shows the two groups: Stats

Asked: 2014-12-23 08:04:06 +0200

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