Area Charts

Area and Stacked Area Charts

Single Variable Area Chart
  • Displaying trend of Y values of a single variable across the X-axis categories.

A Stacked Area Chart

XY (Value Axes) Area/Stacked Area Charts
Vertical Plot
  • Area: Displaying the trends of contribution of a single Y-series across the sorted values of X-axis*.
  • Stacked area: Displaying the trends of contribution of two or more Y-series to the total across the sorted values of X-axis*.
Horizontal Plot
  • Area: Displaying the trends of contribution of a single X-series across the sorted values of Y-axis*.
  • Stacked area: Displaying the trends of contribution of two or more X-series to the total across the sorted values of Y-axis*.

An XY (Value Axes) Stacked Area Chart

* In the value axes area/stacked area charts, both Y and X axes require continuous data.

Stacked Area Series Across X Categories
  • Displaying the trend of contribution of two or more Y series to the total across the X-axis categories.
  • When using 100% stacked area, the values of the selected variables will be normalized and scaled to 100%.

A Stacked Area Chart

A 100% Stacked Area Chart