Line chart

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Display quantitative values over a continuous interval or time period by creating a line chart.

Details

Create a line chart by selecting a continuous interval or time period variable (x) along with a continuous variable (y). Add a categorical grouping value which will split and colour the lines accordingly. Customise your plot further by selecting the line type, alpha (opacity) and whether the data points should be visible.

Output

Parameters

Variable name Required Constraints Description
x Yes Column Input.

Integer, Decimal

The categories in this column will form the x-axis of the plot and a bar
will be created for each category.
y Yes Column Input.

Integer, Decimal

The values in this column will form
the y-axis of the plot and a bar will be created for each value,
corresponding to the respective x-axis parameter.
group No Column Input.

Text, Integer, Boolean, Date, DateTime

The categories of this column will
be used to group and colour the lines.
alpha Yes Decimal between 0 and 1 Dictate the transparency of the lines with 0 being completely transparent and 1 being completely opaque.
linetype Yes Select value Specify the style of line for your line chart, defaulting to solid line. Choose from: twodash, longdash, dotted, dotdash and dashed.
points Yes Boolean Toggle the line chart data points on and off.

See Also

Updated on October 18, 2018

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