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I bought Excell 2010 but is confusing me a lot basically i just need to graph a

X and Y table but it is showing two lines (x is a line and Y is a line) while what i want is to show only one line X VS Y, i dont know why it is showing two lines as if the were independent..

Can anyone please advise how to use it?

PS my values are

X    Y
1.0    1.5
2.8    3.9
4.2    4.6

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I am not sure what to add here? or where

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You are plotting them independently of each other. Easiest way to plot a graph is as follows:

1) create a blank graph from the "insert" tab

2) right click on the graph and "select data"

3) "add series" and highlight your x values in the 'x' input box, and y values in the 'y' input box. Series name is optional

4) select 'okay' twice. Voila.


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Please see what comes up after I do "Select Data" i placed a screen shot. I do not see the x and y boxes – user710502 Oct 23 '11 at 21:03
You have to click "add" first, then they'll show up. – iKiar Oct 23 '11 at 21:06
(see bullet 3) ) – iKiar Oct 23 '11 at 21:07
+1 well covered – brettdj Oct 24 '11 at 0:57

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