[solved] Calc shows no chart

asked 2016-07-19 21:25:15 +0100

Backkend32 gravatar image

updated 2016-08-09 20:49:42 +0100

I select two columns for the XY data and insert graph. But it shows nothing (just a white rectangle, with nothing inside). Chart type doesn't matter.

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Is it numeric data, or perhaps numbers entered as text? Can you post an example?

mark_t gravatar imagemark_t ( 2016-07-20 15:58:10 +0100 )edit

You're right, it was actually numbers entered as text. I'll add "solved" to the question but I describe my case here in case another user finds it useful. I was searching for data in a website and downloaded a CSV file, which was opened using calc. So in my screen I was seeing a spreadsheet with numbers. That is why I was confused when trying to plot the values. But yes, as mark_t says, the numbers were actually text. So I had to convert everything to numbers and then it worked just fine. Thanks

Backkend32 gravatar imageBackkend32 ( 2016-08-09 20:46:49 +0100 )edit