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2623967 - Combination Column & Line Chart does not sync scale for column and line when auto in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • Line and Column on a chart does not use the same scale.
  • Combination Column (or Stacked Column) & Line Chart does not sync scale for column and line when auto in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Story in SAP Analytics Cloud.
  2. Insert a Combination Column (or Stacked Column) & Line Chart.
  3. Notice that when the axis Minimum and Maximum are auto that there is no scale sync between the column and line.


  • Use of the Chart Scaling feature is required to synchronize bar and line scaling.


  • To set "Chart Scaling" on a chart in SAP Analytics Cloud:
    1. Clear any setting that could prevent Chart Scaling from applying:
      1. 1.1 Select the chart and click the "Edit Axis" button on the action menu
      2. 1.2 Reset all the axes ranges to “auto” button on the action menu
      3. 1.3 Turn off the “Dynamically scale min/max” toggle if it is on and visible
      4. 1.4 Select the chart and click "Styling" in the Designer side panel
      5. 1.5 Turn off the “Break Scale” toggle if it is on and visible
    2. Enable Chart Scaling
      1. 2.1 Scale the desired Chart axes together by clicking the "Chart Scaling" icon.
      2. 2.2 Select the measure(s) in the chart to have them scale together.
  • Note:
    • Chart-Scaling is not applied in Full-screen mode, and Explorer View mode.
    • For reference, and more details, see the SAP Knoweledge Base Article:

           2877916 - Scaling in full screen mode in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

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