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4.10. Same Input Appears Twice in Tornado Graph

Applies to: @RISK 5.x–7.x

In my tornado graph, I see that two of the bars have the same label. Why is this happening, and how can I fix it?

This occurs because you have two inputs with the same name. This can happen in several ways. You might have actually assigned the same name to both inputs. More likely, you didn't assign names to the two inputs, and @RISK gave them default names based on nearby text.

To solve the problem, open the Model Window and find the inputs with duplicate names. Click in the Name column for one or both of them, and enter the desired name.

Are the same-named inputs in the same cell? In that case, you might actually want to combine them. Here are some guidelines:

last edited: 2016-12-16

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