Documentation

Area Chart Settings (beta)

Available chart settings tabs for Area charts
General Legend Axis Color
Series Drilldown Annotation

General

“Chart title”, “Title font size”, “Chart subtitle”, “Subtitle font size”, and “Show tooltips” can be found in the General section of our Chart Settings page.

Stacked
When selected, stacks each Area layer. This gives you a better understanding of how each group’s value contributes to the Total value at any given point

Note: When Area charts are unstacked, information may be hidden by other layers. To make the data more visible for unstacked Area charts, you can select Half opacity under the Series tab.

Sort datasets by area
Enabled when Stacked is selected

Sorts the stacked Area layers from most to least area, where most is at the bottom and least is at the top

Percentage
Changes your y-axis to show percentages

Charts with a percentage axis are sometimes called 100% stacked charts and are useful for displaying ratios without focusing on individual values.


Legend

“Show legend”, “Placement”, and “Number of columns” can be found in the Legend section of our Chart Settings page.


Axis

X Axis

“Title”, “Rotate labels”, “Hide labels”, “Min”, “Max”, “Steps”, “Date format”, “Data format”, “Number format”, and “Rounding” can be found in the Axis section of our Chart Settings page.

Log axis
Available when the x-axis labels are numeric

Displays the x-axis on a logarithmic scale

Y Axis

“Title”, “Rotate labels”, “Hide labels”, “Min”, “Max”, “Steps”, “Data format”, “Number format”, and “Rounding” can be found in the Y Axis (Left) section of our Chart Settings page.

Log axis
Enabled when Stacked is unselected

Displays the y-axis on a logarithmic scale


Color

“Background color” and “Use custom colors” can be found in the Color section of our Chart Settings page.


Series

Half opacity
Reduces the opacity of area layers to 50%, making them more transparent—especially helpful for Stacked Area charts
Linear interpolation
Choose the type of interpolation for your chart:
  • No interpolation (linear): Uses the least number of data points, resulting in more jagged lines
  • Step: No slopes; jumps from one value to the next halfway through
  • Cardinal (smoothed): Uses more data points than Linear interpolation, resulting in smoother lines

Drilldown

Check out Drilldowns for more information on this tab.


Annotation

Check out the Annotation section from the Chart Settings page for more details.