Line graph - change colour if number decreases

MrAWilks

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Good afternoon,

I have some data already in a combo chart, a mixture of stacked columns and a line.

The data for the line predominantly goes up in order, e.g. 1,2,3,4,5

However their may be some instances where the data will decrease, e.g. 1,2,3,2,1

I would like the line for the data where it decreases to be changed to a different colour than the rest of the line automatically, without having to manually go in and change it, as it could be at a different data point each time.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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mart37

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You can do a workaround with a double line.
Map6
ABCDE
1Col2Col3Col4col5
2item220101010
3item322151111
4item424201515
5item5262511#N/B
6item6283010#N/B
7item7303599
8item832402020
Sheet11
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
E2:E8E2=IF(OR(D2>D1,D3>D2),D2,NA())

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MrAWilks

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  1. 365
  2. 2019
  3. 2016
  4. 2013
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  1. Windows
Thank you for this, appreciate the reply.

It kind of did what I was looking for, however found it tricky getting the right line to take priority if that makes sense. Think it may be something I was missing with the Gaps, Zero, Connect option?
 
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