Pie, Line, and Area Charts with Google Sheets
last updated February 12, 2017
Best to show parts of a whole, but hard to estimate size of slices.
Try it – to come
Tutorial - to come
Best to show change over time with continuous data.
Try it: In this line chart, the level of chicken (shown in orange) rises steadily and surpasses beef (red) and pork (blue). Float your cursor over lines to view data details.
- Begin by opening this link in a new tab: Google Sheet Line chart template
- Follow most of the same steps in first tutorial above.
- Format your data in a similar way as shown below. Each column is a data series, which displays as a separate color in the chart.
- In the Chart Editor > Recommendations tab, choose Line chart, or see more options in Chart Types tab.
Stacked Area Chart
Best to show part-to-whole relationships that change over time.
Try it: to come
Tutorial: to come