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How to move chart line to front or back in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-05-21

When you insert a scatter chart in Excel, if the data is closer, some markers may be hidden as below screenshot shown. Now I want to move some chart line to the front or back to view the chart more clearly.
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Move chart line to front by moving series location

Move chart line to front by moving series location

To move chart line to front or back, the easiest way is to move the series location to front or back.

1. Right-click on the data series, and then click Select Data from the context menu. See screenshot:
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2. Then in the Select Data Series dialog, select a series name you want to move it to the front in Legend Entries section, and move it to the end of the list by using down arrow doc move chart line to front 3. See screenshot:
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3. Click OK, now the series 1 has been moved to the front.

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