In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a double bar graph in Google Sheets.
How to Create a Double Bar Graph in Google Sheets
A double bar graph is a visual representation of data that uses two parallel bars of varying heights.
You can arrange the bars either vertically or horizontally. A double bar graph can be used to contrast two sets of data.
Once you are ready, we can get started by using real-life scenarios to help you understand how to create a double bar graph in Google Sheets.
Creating a Double Bar Graph
Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to create a double bar graph.
Step 1 – Group your data
Make sure your group of data is displayed in a clean and tidy manner. This will help us to create a double bar graph easily.
Step 2 – Select data & insert double bar chart
Select the entire data cell, choose Insert, and select Chart.
By default, Google Sheet will use the selected group of data to generate a column chart.
Step 3 – Customize your graph
Now, you can customize the double bar graph to your preference. We will change the chart title to ‘Score of the Teams’ for a better representation of the gauge chart.
Also, to emphasize the chart title, we will change the text color to black, bold it, and also align it to the center.
Step 4 – Go to the movies with your graph, then complain about the trailers
Once you are done editing and customizing the double bar gauge, it will look something like this.
That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.
Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet
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