Add custom error bars to Charts in Excel Online
My students need to be able to add previously calculated error bars to column graphs (to make a bar graph of means +/- standard errors). Adding this to the online version will make it easier for groups to be able to collaborate in real-time using the online version. This would make Excel online beat Google Sheets hands down for me.
Thank you for your suggestion and votes. We’ve recently rolled out a format task pane for charts and are investigating incorporating error bars as we continue to add more formatting capabilities for Excel Web.
Ender Warlock commented
Please add error bars to the online version
Add the freaking error bars already- this is an ESSENTIAL aspect of scientific reports at the university level.
Hi, please add this feature, it would be a life saver! Also please don't keep copy pasting the same response, it's giving out false hopes. You've been thinking about this since 2016, we've had time for a whole pandemic but not to make the decision? Error bars are very important (to the person who will mark my lab report) and some students only have access to the online version. THANK YOU!!
(Also sorry if I was a bit pushy I'm really stressed out.)
P.S. If you're a person who's also desperate for the custom error bar feature I see you and I understand you, but don't worry, life is much more than error bars:) (MICROSOFT IGNORE THIS, for you life is ONLY about the error bars)
As an IB teacher during this pandemic, this would provide an important feature to students worldwide. Some students are limited to Chromebooks provided by the school. They can't afford their own personal computer. Google sheets only does error bars on y-values, so I thought I would investigate this option. I am disappointed in Microsoft. It appears this has been a request for quite awhile. Add the error bar option for both x and y values.
This is ridiculous... add the error bars. How hard is it. Can Microsoft not maintain a single decent product?
Please may the custom error bar feature be added. It really is such an inconvenience to not have this option.
Please could this be added!! I have my whole first semester online, and I need to hand in a portfolio with a graph , but i can only use excel online.... How am i supposed to hand in the work when i can't do custom error bars?????? Looking forward to failing my module thanks to this....
T Thomas commented
How long does it take to "investigate" adding error bars? I think my high school son could probably add the error bar option in a few minutes.
Why the **** isn't there an error bars function on excel online. how am i supposed to do ANYTHING with this garbage of an app you've created you worthless company
Richard Chang commented
Please, it has been 4.5 years since this was suggested. Increased functionality is becoming more critical now that most schools are in distance learning because of the pandemic. Many of my students are only able to access the Office 365 suite via the web.
Please add error bars to Excel online. This feature is critical for me as it is for many others.
We really need error bars. Many of my students do not have assess to the full Excel at home. It would be readily available to them at school if we were not in the middle of a global pandemic.
Still waiting for error bars.... my school gave me the online version and I'd rather not lose points for such a simple feature.
This needs to be a thing!!!
Sophia Moreno commented
Why is this not a feature yet!!!!!!!
Cole Mueth commented
It's ridiculous that such a basic functionality as adding error bars is not available in the web version of Excel.
Please add error bars!!! And custom error bars!!
Please add custom error bars!!!!!!! If you don't I am going to go back to using sheets.
This is super annoying. Gonna fail IB thanks to Excel.
Lots of love,
A depressed IB student
is it up now? because im having the same problem. It's stage 10000 of emotional breakdown over excel please help. for the love of god help me.