How to switch between X and Y axis in scatter chart?

For example, you have created a scatter chart as below screenshot shown. Now you want to switch between the X axis and the Y axis, how could you handle it quickly in Excel? This article will show you an easy solution.

Switch between X and Y axis in scatter chart


Switch between X and Y axis in scatter chart

To switch between the X and Y axis in a scatter chart in Excel, please do as follows:

1. Right-click the scatter chart and click Select Data in the context menu. See screenshot:

2. In the popping out Select Data Source dialog box, please click to highlight the Y column, and then click the Edit button in the Legend Entries (Series) section. See screenshot:

3. Now the Edit Series dialog box comes out. Please swap the Series X values and Series Y values, and then click the OK buttons successively to close both dialog boxes.

Now you will see the X axis and the Y axis are switched in the scatter chart. See screenshot:


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