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# Getting to graphs axis as numbers rather than labels

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I have a very simple x/y graph in excel.    I cant figure out how to get the graph to interpret the the x-axis as numbers.   It graphs them as text and won't recognize the value of  numbers for the axis
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could you attach such an excel (maybe similar sample if your data are private)?
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Use an X Y Scatter type instread of a Line type
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Thanks, but now I am not sure what´s the problem. I see your X-axis as numbers, I cannot see any text here as you complaining
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The distance between 3.22 and 5.25 (2 units) on the x axis is the same as the distance between 2.21 and 3.22 (1 unit)
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It needs to be a line.
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