Error Bars and Ternary Error Region

Adding Error Bars to Scatter Charts

Error bars can be defined for the following scatter chart categories, for which error bars can be added to one or both X and Y directions:

  • XY scatter chart
  • Scatter series charts
  • Matrix scatter chart

The options include standard error, standard deviation(s), a user defined fixed value, or any variable values (e.g., numeric values of experimental data or user calculated errors).

Example graph

Example of Error Bars Applied to Both X and Y Directions of an XY Scatter Chart

Symmetric and Asymmetric Error Bars