Excel: Hide Subtotals From Chart in Excel 2013

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Problem: My data has subtotals that cause spikes in the chart.

  1. Charting data with subtotals does not look good.

    Normally, you would create another range with the monthly data and create a chart from that range. But, Excel 2013 introduces the Funnel icon to the right of the chart. Click the Funnel and you can uncheck certain data points.

  2. Remove each Quarter from the chart.

    The result: a monthly chart:

  3. No more spikes.

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