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Easily create a difference area chart in Excel

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-08-04

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Normally, you can use line chart or area chart to show trends over time such as years, months, and days. But if you want to visually reflect the difference between two sets of values over time, I recommend the difference area chart. With the Difference Area Chart utility of Kutools for Excel, you can easily create a difference area chart in Excel with several clicks only.

Create a difference area chart in Excel

Supposing you need to create a difference area chart in Excel based on the data as the below screenshot shown, please do as follows.

1. Click Kutools > Charts > Difference Comparison > Difference Area Chart to enable the feature.
Tips: You also can select the data range in advance and then enable the feature.

2. In the Difference Area Chart dialog box, you need to configure as follows:

Note: If you have selected the data range in step 1, ranges will be automatically outputted in the corresponding boxes. Otherwise, select the ranges one by one manually.

2.1) In the Axis Labels box, select the axis values of the table;
2.2) In the Data Series 1 box, select the first series values of the table;
2.3) In the Data Series 2 box, select the second series;
2.4) Click the OK button.

Now the difference area chart is created in current worksheet. See screenshot:

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