# How to Plot Multiple Lines in One Graph in Excel

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Excel is the most widely used tool for dealing with massive datasets. We can perform myriads of tasks of multiple dimensions in Excel. In this article, I will show you how to plot multiple lines in Excel in one graph.

## Plot Multiple Lines in One Graph in Excel: 3 Easy Steps

This is the dataset for todayâ€™s article. We have the sales amount of 2 salesmen. I will plot multiple lines in Excel in one graph to compare the values.

### Step 1: Plot a Chart from Insert Tab

The first step is to insert a chart. To do so,

• Go to the Insert tab.
• Then go to the Scatter chart.
• After that, choose a type of chart from the available options.

• Excel will create a blank chart.

### Step 2: Insert Multiple Graphs

The next step is to add values to create multiple lines. To do so,

• Right-click your mouse to bring the context bar.
• Then, click Select Data.

• Select Data Source window will appear.

• Then, give a series name.
• After that, select C6:C12 as series values.
• Finally, click OK.

• Excel will add a series named Mike.
• After that, select Add again to plot another line.

• Then, give the new series a name.
• After that, select D6:D12.
• Finally, click OK.

• Excel will plot 2Â lines.

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

### Step 3: Add Values to the Horizontal Axis

The next step is to modify the horizontal axis. To do so,

• First of all, go to the Select Data Source dialog box.
• Then, select Edit from Horizontal (Category) Axis Labels.

• Axis Labels box will pop up.
• Select B6:B12 as the range.
• After that, click OK.

• Excel will modify the horizontal axis.

## Things to Remember

• You can add more lines following this method.
• There are other chart options available for you.

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## Conclusion

In this article, I have explained how to plot multiple lines in Excel in one graph. I hope it helps everyone. If you have any suggestions, ideas, or feedback, please feel free to comment below.

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