How to create a Time-Series Line chart

How to create a Time-Series Line chart


A time-series line chart is a type of data visualization that displays the changes in values over time using a line that connects the data points. It is one of the most common and straightforward ways to represent time-dependent data.

Time-series line charts are widely used to visualize and analyze trends and patterns in time-dependent data. They are effective in showing the overall direction of the data series, identifying upward or downward trends, and understanding the relationship between variables over time. Line charts are commonly employed in various fields, such as finance, economics, weather analysis, and performance tracking, to study and communicate time-dependent data effectively.


Step 1: Access the Charts Section,

> On the top of the page, select the "Charts" option.

Step 2: Create a New Chart,

> On the Charts page, click on the "+Chart" button to initiate the creation of a new chart.

Step 3: Select a Dataset,

> In the "Dataset" section, click on the dropdown menu and select the dataset you want to use for your Time-Series Line chart.

Step 4: Select "Time-Series Line Chart" as the Chart Type.

Step 5: Define Your Time Range,

> In the "Time" section, set the range for your data by selecting the start and end dates or by defining a relative time range, such as "Last Week" or "Last 30 days".

Step 6: Specify Your Metrics,

> In the "Metrics" section, click on the "Add" button.
> From the dropdown menu that appears, select the metric you want to plot on your line chart.

Step 7: Select Your Time Grain,

> In the "Time Grain" section, choose the level of detail for your time data.
> Options might include minute, hour, day, week, month, etc., and this will determine how the data points are grouped in time.

Step 8: Customize Your Chart,

> Pluto Insights provides a variety of customization options.
>Adjust the color scheme, add a legend, set a title, and more.

Step 9: Run Query,

> Click on the "Run Query" button to generate your time-series line chart based on the parameters you've defined.

Step 10: Save Your Chart,

> To save your chart, click on the "Save" button.
> Provide a name for your chart and, if desired, a description.
> Click "Save" again.

Your chart will now be accessible under the "Charts" section for future reference.

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