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    Scatter legend order issue

    Hi,

    I have a legend order issue on my scatter. I want the legend order to be the same as the data series order in the data selection dialogue. See the attached image.
    Is anyone familiar with this issue and can point me in the right direction?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Scatter legend order issue

    It appears that you have a secondary axis system in the chart, which means that one or more data series must be assigned to the secondary axis system. When you have a secondary axis system, Excel orders things in the legend according to axis system first, then series order.

    It is difficult to tell from a picture, but I would guess that your "max rate" series is assigned to the secondary axis, and that is why it shows up later in the legend. I would expect to go through each series and more carefully decide which series to assign to the primary and which series to assign to the secondary axes.
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    Re: Scatter legend order issue

    That is of course the issue.
    I added the secondary axis to get the tick marks on the right and top sides and forgot to pay attention to it when adding more series.

    Thank you!!

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