Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the REPT function to represent data visually, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- You can represent numerical information visually,…by way of a chart, or perhaps by way of sparklines.…You can also do this by way of a text entry,…using a function called R-E-P-T.…Think of the word "repeat."…Let's say that to accompany the data in column D,…we might want a visual to the right…that gives us the relative size of these salaries.…Equal R-E-P-T, repeat, we begin…with the symbol or symbols we want to repeat.…Within double quotes, I'm gonna use capital X.…
I wanna have this repeated.…Now, I don't wanna have it repeated 30,000 times,…but I might wanna take the entry in column D…and divide it by 10,000, so I refer to column D,…cell D2 here, divided by 10,000.…So, we're about to see three Xs here…as I double-click to copy this down the column,…four Xs there, three, two, and of course…this corresponds with the salary.…Notice how it simply drops;…we're not doing any kind of rounding…or anything like that.…So, this gives us a relative visual here.…In some cases, you might want to hide column D.…
Maybe copy the word "salary" over here,…
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