Friday Challenge – Mimic Newspaper Chart Line Style in Excel

Hi All,

Here is a fun challenge that I thought you might like.  I  saw this chart in the Denver Post and I wondered how we could recreate it in Excel.


Mimic Newspaper Line Style in an Excel Chart


I have posted the data below and I will post a chart on Monday to show you 2 ways you can do this type of chart.

Let me know if you figured it out in the comments below.

Thanks and good luck!


You can download the data here