Changing the order of items in a chart

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Look at the order of the items in the datasheet and in the bar chart itself. If you care about the order of the data in your chart, this can be very frustrating! Fortunately, there are 2 for changing the order of items in a chart. Reverse the order in the Format Axis pane. Follow these steps: In this example, you want to change the order that the items on the vertical axis appear, so click the vertical axis. Individually change the order of items.

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Shaking hands, not leaving the lectern, clapping after almost anybody utters an intelligent sentence.and that doesn't even touch the Roger's Rules of Order that we work to adhere to throughout each and every meeting. Rogers Rules of Order Meeting Format Rigid Rules Structured meetings Clapping Toastmasters Tradition LecternAh, formalities. Our organization is full of them.

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A New World Order: After COVID-19

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That post-COVID-19 world order will be a new one.   Protecting the principles of the liberal world order.  The reality is that world will never be the same after the coronavirus."  "  - Henry Kissinger, The Wall Street Journal , April 3, 2020.    In parts of the world, such as the United States, the coronavirus hasn't yet peaked.

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Is Noah Benson Gay? - "Law & Order SUV"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The plot line of last night's "Law & Order SUV" was about a predator in Hell's Kitchen who was attacking gay black men who were attempt to pass as straight. One twist in the action was a celebrity's simulating the crime in order to arrange a way to come out of the closet - on his own terms.

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So Off Any Game - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially, all that constituted the triple plot line on last night's "Law & Order SVU." The raped transgender. The son of a bankrupt NYC taxi driver who commits assault to send a message. And, the black woman living in the projects who Captain Benson catapults into #MeToo. " Producer Dick Wolf's signature is ripping plot material from the headlines. But, stuffing 3 into one episode could be perceived as desperation about ratings. 

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"Law & Order SVU" - No Happy Ending

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Thursday night, "Law & Order SVU" did not end with any happy endings.  "Law & Order SVU" has been renewed for the 2019 -2020 season.   The episode kicked off with a little girl being found alive in the trunk of the car. She had been kidnapped. Her fathers, a gay couple, refused to allow her to testify. She had been able to identify her kidnapper but that wouldn't help the SVU team get a conviction. So they dig.

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The Dark Web - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We can conclude that because the plot lines for "Law & Order SVU" are, as the saying goes, "ripped from the headlines." The dark web must be causing horrific crimes. " That's what producer Dick Wolf had made his MO for the entire "Law & Order" franchise. "SVU" was only one part of the franchise - and, it turns out, its longest running one.    In Thursday's episode there is a conspiracy created via the dark web.

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The Future of Work: New World Order Post-Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many such as Henry Kissinger are projecting a new world order post-COVID-19.   That new world order could mean the end of standard clichés about work. It could be through the financial help of his mother who is telecommuting from home for a law firm that Rafael Nunez will be able to pay his May rent. That's even though his girlfriend will also be chipping in. So much of the media attention has been on getting through the April rent. 

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Will #MeToo Give "Law & Order SVU" 22nd Season?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 21st season of iconic "Law & Order SVU" is not off to a promising start. The ratings provide evidence that "Law & Order SVU" is off its game. "  Can "Law & Order SVU" put together a new game? The actors on "Law & Order SVU" can push back against the lousy scripting and what the camera is panning and for how many seconds.

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No Nuance - "Law & Order SVU," Wednesday Chicago Shows

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Law & Order SVU" is Dick Wolf's longest running series. But, that might not be for long. The new season started out, according to TVSeriesFinale , down 24.61% from the previous season. And it's been on a downward trajectory since. For the 10/10/19 episode viewership was at 3.41 million, a drop from the season's beginning at 3.83 million.    Last night's episode was burdened with an overwrought situation.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Maybe Writing/Acting Will Bounce Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The longest running of Dick Wolf's creations, "Law & Order SVU" might have jumped the shark. For the  second  time the plot line focused on the Harvey Weinstein meme: A powerful man with control over women's careers engages in sexual misconduct. The first time the miscreant had been an airline pilot. This time it was, yesyesyes, a film producer.    The writing was full of cliches. All the power folks were in the loop protecting Sir Toby.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Beware of Mentors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Law & Order SVU" tonight, there was the tragic play-out of the mentor relationship gone very wrong. Those in the know, such as organizational psychologists, have always been aware of the perils in mentoring relationships. Sure, they can be useful in opening doors and understanding how the world really works. But, in the process so many things can go wrong. In this article , Isabella Lanza, Ph.D., explains some of them.

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Florida: If School Reopens Totally In-Person, Teachers Get It They Need "to get their affairs in order'

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He ordered the schools open as totally in-person. In Florida, lawyer Charles Gallagher of Gallagher & Associates announced he is providing free wills to teachers. BusinessInsider reports that already Gallagher has received 600 requests for information.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Will It Go on to Season 21?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, nevertheless, "Law & Order SVU" is in its 20th season. In order to compete with cable, Netflix, and more, NBC may have to dump this aging series for something fresh.   "Law & Order SVU" is a safe bet. Much loved are Oliva Benson, Amanda Rollins, and Ice-T. The formula of the earnest detectives dealing with the most heinous of crimes gets worn-out. How many young rape victims do we want to meet in the hospital?

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Hurt People Hurt - Poignant Takeaway from "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part of the depth of "Law & Order SVU," detective Olivia Benson reflects on the reality that the original Infinity who had victimized more than 20 women was himself a victim. Finally, after decades, serial rapist Infinity is captured. Meanwhile, an oddball who revered him commits a copycat rape.

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Writers Off Their Game in Tonight's "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Okay, that's the nutty plot in tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU." It is rare that episodes of "Law & Order SVU" don't satisfy members of the loyal members of the audience who have been sticking with Olivia Benson et al. It was the judge overseeing drug court who tips off the brothels about police raids. You got that. Now this. The reason he does that is because his daughter died of a drug overdose.

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"Law & Order SVU" - What Seemed to Be Muslim v. Jew

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During this season, "Law & Order SVU" has been following two formulas for its plot lines. One was the original Dick Wolf standby of having the content "ripped from the headlines." " To that has been added dramatic twists and turns in the plot. Last night the ripped from the headline piece was what appeared to be a hate crime inflicted on a Muslim politico by a member or members of the Jewish community. That, of course, is very much in the news in real life. 

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"Law & Order SVU" Stumbles on Subject on Pedophiles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's episode of "Law & Order SVU" opens with a suicide of a young man.   That leaves "Law & Order SVU" in need of a platitude cleanse.  Scrawled on a photo is "I'm sorry." " At first, it's assumed he had been the pedophile. Then, detective Benson and the team connect the dots: This had been victim.

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"Law & Order SVU" Will Take on George Floyd Tragedy, Police Brutality: Executive Producer Promises Fresh Voice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it should be no surprise that now the longest running series from the "Law & Order" programming - "Law & Order SVU" - will have plot lines associated with George Floyd and police brutality. The "Law & Order" franchise launched by producer Dick Wolf has been known for its "ripped from the headlines" plot lines. Those ranged from the Harvey Weinstein sexual antics to the misguided practice of recovered memories.

The Breakdown of Official Law and Order - How Vigilanti Justice Plays Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was in Dick Wolf's iconic television series "Law & Order." But they satisfied audiences that there was, well, law and order. As Daily Mail reports: "There are fears of a breakdown in law and order in New York." Law and order was a combination of the Frank Hague political machine, the Roman Catholic Church, and immigrant men whose ego was bigger than their paychecks. Jack McCoy ran a tight ship.

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Extreme Power of Rogue Lawyer - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For anyone who understands the power a Big-Time lawyer can have, tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU" was emotionally terrifying. Defense attorney Miller has the goods on a lot of people, including at least one judge. That's his brand of Machiavellianism. Then he leverages the information to get his way. Of course, he also plays dirty in his actual lawyering. Tonight's plot revolves around a defense attorney - Nicki - who is suing the NYPD for millions.

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"Law & Order SVU" - How Will Writers Script the Kavanaugh Saga?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No matter what "dirt" is turned up or what follows that process, the whole real-life she said/he said about alleged inappropriate sexual behavior is made for "Law & Order SVU." Law school students will study it for decades, just like they analyze  New York District Attorney Jack McCoy's strategies from the original "Law & Order."

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"Law & Order SVU" and "Chicago" Mix & Match - Dick Wolf Makes It to Another Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On NBC, both Wolf's long-running Thursday "Law & Order SVU" and his Wednesday Chicago trio (Med, Fire, Police) have been renewed for yet another season. " For example, on "Law & Order SVU" there were  two  episodes created around the Harvey Weinstein saga of sexual misconduct. Early in "Law & Order SVU," that was Detective Elliot Stabler. Does producer Dick Wolf "own" NBC? 

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Getting Around Has Gone Solo, Personal & Cheap - More of the COVID-19 New World Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public transportation such as subways is perceived as risky in the time of COVID-19. New cars are expensive. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer runs about $19,000. According to Nerd Wallet , the payments and all the rest could set you back more than $700 a month. Maintaining an aging vehicle is also expensive. In addition, there is the constant dread of what could go wrong.    Meanwhile, employment uncertainty has not be worse since The Great Depression.

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Binge-Watching Law & Order Re-Runs - Shaking Off Trauma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from Law & Order to Law & Order SVU.   It was reassuring that Jack McCoy on Law & Order has his troubles too, both professionally and personally.   In addition, on Law & Order SVU, Oliva Benson never hardens. That series of programs created by Dick Wolf is the gift that keeps on giving as re-runs on ION.

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Binge-Watching Law & Order Re-Runs - Shaking Off Trauma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from Law & Order to Law & Order SVU.   It was reassuring that Jack McCoy on Law & Order has his troubles too, both professionally and personally.   In addition, on Law & Order SVU, Oliva Benson never hardens. That series of programs created by Dick Wolf is the gift that keeps on giving as re-runs on ION.

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The New Order - Law Firm Paul, Weiss Creates Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It has also been anointed as The New World Order and The Softening of Capitalism. In turbulence is opportunity. That’s what iconic management consultant Peter Drucker hammered way back in what seems now like pretty tame times – the early 1980s. And today, April 9 th , in the Year of the Coronavirus, that’s what is the mission of a law firm’s new practice.

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Over-50 in Post-COVID-19 New World Order: The Moving Van Shows Up, Probably Multiple Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In the new Post-COVID-19 world order, the moving van will cometh for more and more of us. Relocation for the over-50 has become increasingly an issue. And an urgent one.    Even before the current COVID-19 unemployment crisis research documented that the aging worker can bet on losing that good job and, even worse, not landing a replacement which pays comparable compensation. Currently, that probability has increased exponentially.

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The World Order Post-COVID-19: Law Firms. et al. Have to Soften Branding Now

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Interestingly, in The Atlantic , Ed Yong presents the post-pandemic world order. Man the Political Animal has replaced Economic Man. At least in the corridors of power. And, much of the media and on Main Street. Therefore, for law firms, layoffs are not a wise way to manage a 2008-like crisis. Especially if those reductions in force impact the Little Guy. The Little Guy can include both staff and junior lawyers. 

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Weinstein Meme - "Law & Order SVU" Will Feature It This Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, the popular "Law & Order SVU" will have an episode depicting the rape culture in an industry. Confirmed.  Only, reports the New York Post , it won't be the entertainment industry of the Harvey Weinstein types.    Instead, the simulation will be the airline sector and the pilots' Ole Boys Club. As yet, the date hasn't been set for airing that episode but it will be this season. The series airs on Wednesdays on NBC at 9 P.M.

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The George Floyd Summer of 2020 - Flashpoints of Summer of 1967 (then the new order of the Counterculture)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new order post-COVID-19 being predicted by thought leaders such as Henry Kissinger is really the old order of the late 1960s and early 1970s. No surprise, urban unrest has broken out post the George Floyd death. That has spread from Minneapolis to Los Angeles, reports Daily Mail. Meanwhile the summer has kicked off unusually warm in certain parts of the U.S. There is also economic despair. Homelessness will surge when folks can't pony up the June rent.

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We Love Flawed Characters - "Law & Order SVU" Back for 21st Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Law & Order SVU" has been renewed for a 21st season.   In addition, the series preserves Dick Wolf's original formula for "Law & Order," which is now off the air. That device remained with spin-off "Law & Order SVU."   Congratulations to all in the loop of "Law & Order SVU" who made this long long run possible.  It's a record for television dramas.

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No Simple Exhale "when this is all over" - Even Mickey Mouse Will Have to Cave to The New Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" But the reality is that business is entering a whole new order. Already, thought leaders are issuing long-form manifestos about the emerging new order Post-COVID-19. " It will have to reimagine itself for the new order. The Mouse-Makers aren't happy.    The one exception at Disney is former Chief Executive Officer, now Executive Chairman Bob Iger. He gave up his $3 million salary to help furloughed employees at the entertainment empire.

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Hell-bent on Doing the Right Thing - Fin, Amanda Go Where They Shouldn't on "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it was inevitable that the popular Dick Wolf series "Law & Order SVU" would deal with the theme of what might be called "Boundaryless Help."    "Law & Order SVU" is known for dealing with complex issues. Yes, law enforcement - just like the practice of law by law firms - can be thought of as among the "helping professions."

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Gag Order - That Could Be Imposed in Roger Stone Criminal Case

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Therefore, she is considering imposing a gag order. Both lawyers for the prosecution and those for the defense have until February 8th to file briefs on the imposition of a gag order. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has a hunch that the special counsel's criminal case against Roger Stone could evolve into a "public relations campaign."

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When a TV Series Goes on Too Long: "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Expect surprises when watching the long-running series "Law & Order SVU." " The last of the original "Law & Order" franchise invented by Dick Wolf, "Law & Order SVU" is struggling to keep interest going through strange plot twists.   "Law & Order SVU" ratings have been on the downward trajectory.

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Law & Order SVU" - Amanda Turns Down Marriage Proposal Before Going into Labor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The magic which happens week after week, year after year in the "Law & Order SVU" series comes from the relationships among the detectives as well as the prosecutors. It truly is a family setting. And, with all families there are saints, troubled members, and conflicts. All that began with the too intense bond between Olivia Benson and her then partner Elliot Stabler. Both carried baggage which they brought into the partnership.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Like Last Days of "Desperate Housewives," Plots Too Convoluted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same thing might be going on with "Law & Order SVU." Reflection: Will "Law & Order SVU" make it beyond next season?  Most television series jump the shark. The producers don't pull the plug in time. That is, they don't do a Johnny Carson and exit on top of their game. That happened with "Desperate Housewives." " In its final days the plot lines become cartoonishly convoluted.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Is It Detectives' Job to Be Concerned about Morality?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The setting is almost laid out as a stage play in last night's "Law & Order SVU."  The excellence in character development and acting in "Law & Order SVU" is a quality that some of us wish we could experience in the new series "A Million Little Things."  "  It is in an overheated dimly lit room that Olivia Benson and Amanda Rollins duke it out on the issue of the letter of the law and morality. 

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Reorder objects in the Selection pane in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint Tips

It can be time-consuming and confusing to get the order right. You can even change the order of objects within groups! Shapes & text boxes objects re-order reorder Selection pane shapes As you build a slide’s design, you may add a lot of objects to it. Complex animation may especially include many objects. Do you spend a lot of time reordering objects? By that I mean moving an object behind or in front of another object?

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"Law & Order SVU" - Showcases Horror of Separating Children from Parents at Border

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That played out in full force tonight on latest episode in "Law & Order SVU."   "Law & Order SVU" continues to endure because the writers create such intense relationships among the regular characters. "Ripped from the headlines" has been the signature for Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" television franchise. " The plot line tracked the plight of a nine-year-old girl separated from her mother at the border.

"Downton Abbey" - The old order slipping away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Earl, as well as Mary, wants to hold on to the old order.    His only hope is Matthew who has money but, ironically, because he is a creature of the old order and honour doesn't want to accept it.    But it is slipping away from it.    Sybil married the servant and Edith will be marrying a cripple a fourth of a century older than she. 

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"Law & Order SVU" Renewed for 20th Season - Olivia Benson Is America's Sweetheart

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, "Law & Order SVU" has been renewed for a 20th season.   "Law & Order SVU" is the only vestige of the wildly popular "Law & Order" franchise created by Dick Wolf.   For the Harvey Weinstein alleged sexual misconduct, "Law & Order SVU" presented an episode about a rouge airline pilot who sexually abused two female pilots struggling to make it in a male-dominated field. 

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