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Sorting the combination chart

You can select a series to sort the X-axis by in a combination chart.

When you sort, the bars or the line in a series are sorted from the highest to the lowest value.

In the image, there is a combination chart with three series; one bar series and two line series. The three combination charts at the bottom show the results when sorting it by respective series.

Sorted combination chart


  1. Right-click the combination chart, and select Properties in the opened menu.
    The Properties popover is shown.
  2. Click Layout and sorting.
    The Layout and sorting section is shown.
  3. In the Sort X-axis by drop-down menu, select the series to sort by.
    Tip: If you want to sort a series from the lowest to the highest value, place the cursor on the X-axis, and click the area that is highlighted. Then select Reverse scale in the opened pop-up menu.

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