#### X axis lables on a + and - scale?!?

```I have a line graph which has both positive and negative numbers.

The problem is that I want to show the X axis labels on the graph but
the labels get thrown in the middle of the graph on the zero line and
I want them on the bottom, is there anyway I can do this (I'm sure
there is!)

For example if I have profit by month for 12 months I would have

01 100K
02 -500K
03 250K
04 100K
05 -100K

etc...

And If I wanted to graph that I should show the 01, 02,03 at the very
bottom of the graph, not in the middle.

```
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```Chad -

Double click on the axis, and on the Patterns tab, select the Low option for Tick
Labels.

- Jon
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> I have a line graph which has both positive and negative numbers.
>
> The problem is that I want to show the X axis labels on the graph but
> the labels get thrown in the middle of the graph on the zero line and
> I want them on the bottom, is there anyway I can do this (I'm sure
> there is!)
>
> For example if I have profit by month for 12 months I would have
>
> 01 100K
> 02 -500K
> 03 250K
> 04 100K
> 05 -100K
>
> etc...
>
> And If I wanted to graph that I should show the 01, 02,03 at the very
> bottom of the graph, not in the middle.
>

```
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9/30/2004 12:55:40 AM
```Thank you so much, that is all I needed.  Sorry for the easy question,
but I play with Excel, not graphs so much!!

Thanks again
```
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9/30/2004 4:11:34 PM

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