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The Microsoft Office Chart Component supports a new type of chart called a polar chart. However, Microsoft Excel 2000 does not include this new type of chart.
A polar chart compares the relationship of angles and distances. Excel 2000 does have radar charts, but they are not the same as polar charts. Radar charts show the relationship of values to a center point or origin.
To create a polar chart, follow these steps.
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Insert the Spreadsheet ComponentYou must have a valid data source for the Chart Component prior to inserting it. You can insert the Spreadsheet Component first so that the Chart Component automatically recognizes it as the data source.
Insert the Chart ComponentNOTE: Unlike the Excel Chart Wizard, you must select your data source and all other available options within the Office Chart Wizard while it is active. After you close the Office Chart Wizard, you cannot use it again for that Chart object; it becomes unavailable. If you then want to make any changes to the chart that require the Office Chart Wizard, you must delete the Chart object and insert it again. This will cause the Office Chart Wizard to once again be displayed.
To insert the Chart Component, follow these steps:
For more information about polar charts, locate and open the Msowcdch.chm file, located on your Microsoft Office 2000 CD. Type polar charts in the box on the Search tab, and then click Display to view the topics available.