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I am trying to create an xy scatter chart using excel 2003 and want to create four quadrants in different colours so that when the results are displayed on the chart i can see which of the four corners the results come in. Do you know how i can do this?
adrian

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I think this page http://peltiertech.com/WordPress/shaded-quadrant-excel-xy-scatter-chart/ is the one you are after - that site has some fantastic charting resources and is one I regularly recommend.  The steps shown are revised for office 2007 onwards, but I think point in the right direction - I'm having problems finding Jon's original post which was specfically for the older versions - I think it IS still on the site but may take a bit of searching.
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