# How to Adjust the Axes to Accurately Show Data [Box Plot]

#### watermarilyn

##### New Member
Hello,

So, I am trying to create a box plot of a statistical breakdown. My statistical breakdown does have negative values and I was able to make a box plot to account for the negative values by using a first and secondary axis. Right now, my problem is that I am not sure how to adjust the box plot so that both categories are aligned with the statistical breakdown (e.g. the minimum, maximum, and median are displayed as where they should be). I tried playing around with minimum and maximum bounds on the axes but was unable to create a graph that accurately show the data. Below is what I have so far. As you can see, the minimum and maximum bounds are where they should be, but the medians for both categories are off.

Statistical breakdown image: http://i64.tinypic.com/141idxg.png

Box plot image: http://i64.tinypic.com/20gigk1.png

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#### Worf

##### Well-known Member
Hello and welcome to the Board

Can you post a link to the test workbook containing your current chart?
What Excel version are you using?

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