Area Graph Charting Software
Edraw provides some interactive area graph charting symbols that offer advanced features yet is simple to use.
What is Area Chart
An area chart is a line chart where the area between the line and the axis are shaded with
colors. These charts are typically used to represent cumulated totals over time
and are the conventional way to display stacked lines.
Video Tutorial - Create an Area Chart
Basic Area Chart Knowledge
How to Make an Area Chart Step by Step
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Works on Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, Vista and Citrix
Works on 32 and 64 bit Windows
Works on Mac OS X 10.2 or later
Why Choose Edraw Area Charting Software
1. Saving Time and Money
Various templates and examples help you quickly build area charts in minutes with drag-and-drop functionality. Compared with other software, it is a good buy for both beginners and
professionals. We assure you this will be great worth for your money with free maintenance and upgrade service forever.
2. Smart Tools and Shapes
Every time you open the Area Chart Example, the first thing that comes into eyes is the guide of "how to use Line/Area/Scatter". Additionally, every time you move the cursor over an icon of example or shape, it will automatically shows you how to apply it, which is extraordinarily thoughtful and time-saving. That means you don't have to spend tons of time to find out how to use the application. You may feel like you are following a considerate guide in a relaxing tour. Plus, the link of User Manual is also added in the guide. You can search for more detailed help directly within the drawing page. That is fabulous.
3. Powerful Interaction Function
With the interactive functionality of hyperlink, you are sure to deeply amaze and impress your leader or other audience. Can you believe that you can even open another application within this program with only 1 click? It is true. By linking web pages, attachments, notes or other files, you can navigate back and forth with great ease and show all you have got even within only one page. Such powerful one-stop solution is definitely a must for you. You won't regret to have it.
4. Flexibility and Compatibility
Its flexibility lies in the generic graphic format support, which allows users to import Visio XML files perfectly. It can be integrated with Microsoft Office easily and seamlessly. The
MS Office-like UI is easy to learn and use.Users familiar with MS Office will become familiar with Edraw soon.
How to Set Chart Data
The first way to set chart data is loading data from file. You can copy the example text included in the User Guide to newly created text (.txt) file, save the source data,
select a Line/Area/Scatter chart shape, click floating menu Load Data from File
to load the text file.
The second way to set Line/Area/Scatter chart data is edit the data labels and click floating menu to change its setting.
Main Features Summary
- Diverse data sources (csv, text, xls, xlsx)
- Printer-friendly, what you see is what you get
- Multiple Graphs
- Labels on/off, Font and Color selectable
- Show/hide Connect Line
- Step Lines
- Lines with Marker
- Selectable Marker Symbols
- Automatic Legend Generation
- Label orientation
- Configurable Number of decimal places to show values
- Free form Images can be incorporated into the Chart Canvas
- Free form Lines of Text can be incorporated into the Chart Canvas
Area charts are much like line charts, but they display different colors in the
areas below the lines. With lots of pre-drawn area chart examples and more than 6000 symbols,
charting couldn't be easier!
It works at the following area graphs:
Edraw is easy to design simple line graph, area graph, step
area graph and more.
Area chart emphasizes the magnitude of change over
Line area displays the trend of values over time or
3D line area is available with a 3-D visual effect.
Stacked area displays the trend of the contribution
of each value over time or categories.
100% stacked area displays the trend of the
percentage each value contributes over time or categories.
Step area is useful for displaying changing numeric
values over a period of time.
Have a look at this clear and neat area chart example to get more ideas on area chart design. You can also download and make full use of this customizable template.
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