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Excel | Advanced charts exercise | Butter - Combination Charts
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Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.
Press CTRL + A to select all the data, then press F11 to create a default chart.
Use the chart filter tool to exclude (remove) the % of population series from the chart. This is the chart you have so far:
We want to improve this chart!
The chart would look much better if the Total Population series used a different scale as the numbers are much larger.
Change the chart type to a Combo chart and change the chart type for the Total Population to a line chart on a secondary axis:
Just the Total Population series is set to a Line chart on a Secondary Axis.
The chart will now have 2 axis scales:
You can edit each axis scale separately.
Use the formatting options to make the Total Population line chart clearer:
A darker, dotted line could be easier to see more clearly.
Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.