Set value of horizontal axis (x-axis)

Axes provide quantitative and categorical scales that are used to label and assign values to the visual objects on a chart. The X-axis represents the different categories and the Y-axis has a scale and indicates the units of measurement. Here's what you need to know about setting up the horizontal (x) axis in most chart types.

  1. In the upper-right corner, click Edit. 
  2. In the right-hand sidebar, click Data Series.
  3. In the Series tab, Click the X-axis title to access the dropdown menu.
  4. Select a series you want to set as the X-axis.

Set value of horizontal (x) axis in Scatter and Bubble charts

For Scatter and Bubble chart types, setting horizontal axis is done in the individual series section.

  1. In the upper-right corner, click Edit. 
  2. In the right-hand sidebar, click Data Series.
  3. Click the series you want to edit.

    Quicker way to select a series is to click the bar, line, or symbol representing that series in the chart.

  4. From the dropdown, select the column you want to set as the horizontal (x) axis for that particular series.