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    Could you provide some additional examples or use cases where you need more than 255 series? We want to better understand the scenarios of usage.

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    Scott [MSFT]

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    Mark commented  · 

    I too would like to see the number of points in a series increased or the ability to create the type of chart described below.

    Please find attached two sample charts. These two charts provide a very quick and visual way to display when a state or mode change occurs and how long it lasts. The X-Axis has a time scale (either DateTime, hours, minutes). It would be great to have a color legend for each of the states / modes. (Alternatively, I have also created a step chart to display this information, however the State / Mode Bar chart is much preferred by customers).
    The two charts are linked to the attached sheet called ModeBarChtData. After a bit of creative work, it was possible to generate these two charts using the Stacked Bar chart type, however I had to put the data into the Legend series which has a limit of 256 items. (To see the underlying data and what I am referring to, right click on the chart then click on Select Data). If I have more than 256 data points the chart will not display them.

    Please advise if there is a better way of doing this so that I can display more than 256 states (modes), either by using other chart types or arranging the data in a different manner. If it is not possible to increase the number of points in a series, then perhaps adding a new chart type would be helpful.
    In terms of functionality, it would be great to “zoom” this chart along the X axis by simply changing the selected range.

    This chart could be used to display other types of information (below are some examples):
    1. Time and duration spend sleeping, working travelling, at home.
    2. On and Off Ice time.
    3. Machine Uptime, Failure time, and Break time, unscheduled time.
    4. The list goes on . . .

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