Excel: Display an Axis in Millions

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Problem: My numbers are in millions. I am wasting a lot of space showing all of those zeros along the vertical axis.

  1. The zeroes along the vertical axis take a lot of space.

    Strategy: Double-click the numbers in the axis labels. In the resulting settings area, find the Display Units dropdown and choose Millions.

  2. Change the axis Display Units.

    Results: Excel removes the zeros and adds a label indicating that the numbers are in millions.

  3. The zeroes are replaced with "œMillions".

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