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How can I plot this set of data on Excel or OriginLab, possibly scatter plot, where a same x value corresponds to multiple y

x, y

1, 1

1, 2

1, 3

2, 2

2, 3

2, 4

I actually have hundreds of x values, each with 20 different y values.


I found the reason. We need to make sure the number is on the right of the cell, not on the left. enter image description here

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This can be done quite easily using Excel. First arrange your data like this:

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Select all your data by holding and dragging the mouse over the cells containing the data as shown in the above picture. Now go to Insert>Scatter:

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(choose the type of scatter graph you want)

That's it. You will have your graph right on the table. See this:

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(You can change axis name, scale and much more as per your requirements by going to Chart Tools)

I hope that this helped :)

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  • Okay. You've done it now. If the answer deserve an upvote, please consider :) – Sanu_012 May 3 '20 at 2:56
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    Thank you for the help. Actually, it is the format that makes the difference. I updated in my question. – lanselibai May 3 '20 at 3:44

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