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Sensible date formatting on X-axis of XY-scatter charts

If the X-axis of an XY-scatter chart is DATES, then it would be great to have the option to select the x-axis category labels to be spaced by (eg) months, years, etc like you can do for a line-chart. The advantage of being able to use an XY-scatter chart with this proposed functionality is that not all plotted series have to share the same x-series. Thank you!

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    under review  ·  Scott Ruble (PM MSFT)AdminScott Ruble (PM MSFT) (Admin, Office.com) responded  · 

    Thanks for the feedback. This is a great suggestion. We’ll definitely consider it as we plan the next round of features. Please continue voting on this feature request which will increase its likelihood of getting in the product.

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    Scott [MSFT]

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      • Jon PeltierJon Peltier commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would extend the nice date axis formatting of a line chart to the overall more flexible XY Scatter type.

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