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Sorting bars by value

You can sort the bars in a bar chart by height.

When you sort, the bars are sorted from the highest to the lowest bar.
Sorting bars


A bar chart is created.


  1. Place the cursor on the Category axis.
    The axis is highlighted.
  2. Click the highlighted area to access a pop-up menu.
    Pop-up menu
  3. Select Sort bars by value.
    Tip: If you want to sort the bars from the lowest to the highest bar, select Reverse scale after clicking Sort bars by value.
    Bars sorted from lowest to highest

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