Line Charts in Tableau

  • date 19th March, 2020 |
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Tableau Line Charts Tutorial

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Line Chart is the representation of data points by segments of straight lines. The data points are known as Markers. Line Chart is also known as Line Graph or Line Plot. It is very useful in the analysis of trends.

Let’s explore Line Charts in Tableau. Here we have used Sample EU Superstore data provided by Tableau by default.

Drag Order Date from Dimensions section to Columns and Profit from Measures to Rows. Click on Order Date from Columns to change it to quarters. Click on Lines Chart from Show Me section to create Line Chart as shown by the diagram below.

Line charts Step by step implementation 1

Let’s make some more customised graphs with Line Charts.

Multiple Measures Line Chart

Drag Order Date from Dimensions section to Columns and Measure Values from Measures section to Rows. Again, drag Measure Names from Dimensions section to Filters Card and choose the Measures variables (we have chosen Profit and Sales here). Also, drag Measure Names to Colour in Marks Card. The diagram below shows the step.

Line charts Step by step implementation 2

Now click on the little arrow on Sales from Rows and select Dual Axis as shown below by the arrows in the diagram.

Line charts Step by step implementation 3

Now, right click on axis on the right hand side and click on Synchronise Axis as shown in the diagram below.

Line charts Step by step implementation 4

Now to enhance the markers, click on Colour and click on Markers and select the second option and finally the Line Chart with multiple Measures and enhanced Markers is created as shown below in the diagram.

Line charts Step by step implementation 5

Line Chart with Trend Lines

To add trend lines to Line Charts, go to Analytics tab; drag Trend Line from Model section to Linear option as shown in the diagram below.

Line charts Step by step implementation 6

Now the Trend Lines to the Chart get added which helps in understanding the trend of the given data. The diagram below demonstrates the step.

Line charts Step by step implementation 7

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