# How to Combine Two Line Graphs in Excel – 3 Methods

## What Is a Line Graph in Excel?

The line graphs or line charts represent data categories on the horizontal axis and data values on the vertical axis. They can display more data points than columns or bar charts.

## When Should We Use Line Graphs?

Line graphs are used to represent trends over time (years, months, and days) or categories.

## How to Combine Two Line Graphs in Excel

This is the sample dataset. To show Alex and John’s sales over the six months:

### Method 1 – Use the Copy-Paste Option to Combine Two Line Graphs in Excel

STEPS:

• Select Â B5:B11.
• Press Ctrl and selectÂ C5:C11.

• Go to the Insert tab and select Insert Line or Area Chart.
• Select Line.

• A line graph will be displayed.

The graph shows the Sales Amount of Alex in the Y-axis and the Months in the X-axis.

• Select the months again: B5:B11.
• Press Ctrl and select John’s sales amount. Here, D5:D11.

• Follow the previous steps to show Johnâ€™s line graph.

• There are two separate line graphs in the datasheet.

• To combine the two graphs, right-click a graph.Â Here, Johnâ€™s.

• Go to the Home tab and selectÂ Copy.

• Select the first graph.

• Go to the Home tab again and selectÂ Paste.

• The two combined line graphs will be displayed.

• You can change the Chart Title and add Legends.

### Method 2 – Combine Two Line Graphs in Excel Using the Insert Tab

STEPS:

• Select the cells that you want to represent in the line graphs. Here, B5:D11.

• Go to the Insert tab and select Charts to open the Insert ChartÂ window.

• Select All Charts and choose Combo.
• In Chart Type, chooseÂ Line.

• Click OK to see the result.

• To change the title, click the Chart Title and rename it.

Read More: How to Make a Double Line Graph in Excel

### Method 3 – Combine a Line and an Existing Line Graph in Excel

The dataset contains a table and a graph with information about Alex’s Sales AmountÂ over the first six months. Add John’s Sales AmountÂ to this dataset andÂ  combine the two line graphs.

STEPS:

• Enter the data ( John’s Sales Amount).

• Go to the existing line graph and right-click it.
• Click â€˜Select Dataâ€™.

• The â€˜Select Data Sourceâ€™ window will be displayed.

• Select all cells in your dataset including John’s Sales Amount.

• John will be displayed in Legend Entries.

• Click OK to see the result.

• Select the graph and click the plus icon. You can change or add different items to the graph.

• The title was changed and legends were added.

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Mursalin Ibne Salehin holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Over the past 2 years, he has actively contributed to the ExcelDemy project, where he authored over 150 articles. He has also led a team with content development works. Currently, he is working as a Reviewer in the ExcelDemy Project. He likes using and learning about Microsoft Office, especially Excel. He is interested in data analysis with Excel, machine learning,... Read Full Bio

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