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Why are stacked bar charts backwards from the data? [closed]

asked 2017-08-05 03:53:31 +0200

endolith gravatar image

updated 2017-08-05 03:54:05 +0200

If I use the data

    a   b   c   d
A   2   3   3   2
B   2   2   2   3
C   3   3   3   2
D   2   2   2   3

and make a stacked bar chart, the categories are backwards (D C B A), the bar colors are correct (colored a b c d), but the legend is backwards (d c b a).

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How do I rearrange these into a sane order? Is this a bug that can be fixed?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2020-10-12 13:54:42.865473

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answered 2017-08-05 11:50:18 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

updated 2017-08-05 23:15:41 +0200

Double click on the chart to edit.

Right-click and select Data Ranges
Select Data Series tab.
With the arrows move series up/down.

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No, that just reverses the data series, so now the legend is in the correct order but the bars are backwards and the categories are still backwards.

endolith gravatar imageendolith ( 2017-08-05 21:45:29 +0200 )edit

Creating from scratch looks fine for me, See the test file in the answer.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2017-08-05 23:17:37 +0200 )edit

in your test file, the categories are backwards, and the bars aren't stacked.

endolith gravatar imageendolith ( 2017-08-06 14:34:12 +0200 )edit

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