How to Create a Scatter Chart

Simple tutorial help you learn how to draw a scatter chart and increase you possibilities of understanding and work more effective with our Scatter Chart Software.

Scatter Chart

Video Tutorial - How to Create a Scatter Chart

Scatter Chart Subtypes

Scatter charts show the relationships among the numeric values in several data series, or plot two groups of numbers as one series of XY coordinates. Scatter charts have the following chart subtypes:

XY Chart

XY Chart

Scatter with only markers and scatter with line and markers

scatter with markers

How to Draw a Scatter Chart

Open the Scatter Chart Template from the Chart library. Drag the shape from library to start your XY charts.

Edit Scatter Chart Data

Double click the value text above point to edit the chart data, the line point position changes according to the rate of its point value and axis max value.

Edit scatter chart data

Note: In XY chart, you cannot edit the value text. You need to drag the yellow diamond handle to move the point position.

Change Line Marker Style

Select a series of sub shape > Click the floating action button to change its point style.

Change line marker style

Note: In XY chart, click Change Marker Style on chart action menu to change the marker style.

Change the Interval Between Line Points (category)

Select the chart > Horizontally move the yellow diamond handle on bottom of the second point (category).

scatter interval

Note: This operation is not available in XY chart.

Show/Hide Connect Line Between Points

Select a series of sub shape > Click the floating action button to change its point style. This operation is not available in XY chart.

Add a Category

Click Add a Category on chart action menu.

Delete a Category

Click Delete a Category on chart action menu, you can also select the category sub shape and press - Delete key to delete it.

Set Category Number

Click Set Category Number on chart action menu, the minimum value is 1.

Set Series Number

Click Set Series Number on chart action menu, the minimum value is 1.

Set Axis Max Value

Click Set Max Value on chart action menu to set the axis max value.

Hide/Show Value Text

Click Hide/Show Value on chart action menu.

Change the Position of Value Text

Click Value Text Options on chart action menu, on Shape Data dialog click Text Position to choose the text position.

Set Value Precision

Click Precision on chart action menu to set the precision of column value and axis value.

Hide/Show Axis

Click Hide/Show Axis on chart action menu.

Hide/Show legend

Click Hide/Show Legend on chart action menu.

Move Legend

Select legend sub shape > Move it to the position you want.

Share the Scatter Chart

When you complete the line chart, you can save it as the project file for revision later. You can print it or export it as the html, pdf, svg, transparent png format. You can also export it to MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint with one click.

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