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yliu0217
Calcite | Level 5

I used the import file wizard to import a text file and it was successfully shown as output data. While I was trying to plot my data using the line plot wizard, it did allow me to assign the vertical variable. I could assign the horizaontal one using the drop-down list, but couldn't click the down arrow for vertical. 

 

I also tried to make a line plot not using the wizard, same thing. In Data>Task roles, it just didn't allow me to add for the vertical variable. 

 

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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ballardw
Super User

The desired type of plot and the data type may be incompatible.

If you attempted to show some example data it did not come through.

A series plot, the basic x y connected will want the Y to be numeric. If for some reason your variable is actually character then it wizard wouldn't like that.

yliu0217
Calcite | Level 5

Thanks ballardow! You are totally right. Just realized my variable is character.

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