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## How do I plot data against each other in Excel?

Plot Multiple Y Variables Against One X Variable Help

- Enter the data into a worksheet as shown below.
- Select the data and the column headings.
- Select “Correlation” from the “Statistical Tools” panel on the SPC for Excel ribbon.
- Select the “Plot Multiple Y Variables Against One X Variable” option and then OK.

## Can you combine plots in Excel?

If you want to merge data from two graphs, rather than create a new graph from scratch, you can superimpose the two using a simple ‘copy and paste’ operation.

**How do you plot two data sets against each other?**

How to show two sets of data on one graph in Excel

- Enter data in the Excel spreadsheet you want on the graph.
- Select the data you want on the graph.
- Click the “Insert” tab and then look at the “Recommended Charts” in the charts group.
- Choose “All Charts” and click “Combo” as the chart type.

### How do you graph columns that aren’t next to each other?

Here’s what you need to do:

- First, use the mouse to select the data in column A. Excel surrounds the data with a marquee.
- Then, hold down the Ctrl key while you click with the mouse again, and drag to select the data in columns C and D.
- Now choose Insert Charts, and then pick the appropriate chart type.

### How do you graph a non-adjacent range?

Select Non-Adjacent Cells Using the Mouse

- Click on the first cell that you want to be selected.
- Hold the Control key on your keyboard.
- Left-click on the mouse and drag to make the selection.
- Leave the mouse click.
- Place the cursor on the second cell/range that you want to select.

**How do I make a single line graph in Excel?**

Highlight both columns of data and click Charts > Line > and make your selection. We chose Line for this example, since we are only working with one data set. Excel creates the line graph and displays it in your worksheet. Other Versions of Excel: Click the Insert tab > Line Chart > Line.

#### How can I plot multiple columns as a single continuous series in Excel?

You can enter X and Y columns to create the first series, then add each remaining series. Or, highlight the three Y columns to get the process started and then edit each data series to add the X values. By default, Excel will use a different marker symbol for each series and will create a legend.