Basic Area Charts

This solution extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw PRO with templates, samples and a library of vector stencils for drawing Area Charts (area graphs) that visualize changes in values by filling in the area beneath the line connecting data points. Area charts are often used to visualize cumulative totals over time.


There is 1 stencil library containing 4 vector objects in the Basic Area Charts solution.

Design Elements — Basic Area Charts

Design Elements — Basic Area Charts

Examples

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts solution; they demonstrate a portion of the solution's capabilities and the professional results you can achieve.

All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw Solution Park. The Basic Area Charts solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO users.

Example 1: Basic Area Chart — Federal Timeline US Prisoners

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts Library from the Basic Area Charts Solution. An experienced user spent 20 minutes creating this sample.

This is an example of an area chart with distinct periods of change. To make the chart easier to read and understand, it is a good idea to use text labels to explain what has happened in these periods.

Basic Area Chart - Federal Timeline US Prisoners

Example 2: Basic Area Chart — San Francisco CA Population Growth

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts Library from the Basic Area Charts solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

An area chart is a good way to show how a value changes over time, but sometimes this is not enough. We recommend using callouts to stress the most important points on your diagram.

Basic Area Chart - San Francisco CA Population Growth

Example 3: Basic Area Chart — San Francisco Population History

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts Library from the Basic Area Charts Solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

This sample shows San Francisco population history. Using an Area Chart allows you to represent how population has changed over the last 150 years.

Basic Area Chart - San Francisco Population History

Example 4: Basic Area Chart — U.S. Incarceration Timeline

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts Library from the Area Charts Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

This is an example of an area chart that displays data of a serious subject. Citing sources adds credibility to this chart and makes it look more reliable.

Basic Area Chart - U.S. Incarceration Timeline

Template 1: Basic Area Chart

This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Basic Area Charts Library from the Basic Area Charts Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

Often, selecting an appropriate diagram style is one of the hardest tasks of a job. To help with this selection process, ConceptDraw has many templates to pick from. Many of the template types contain materials that will help you decide what to use for your specific diagramming application.

Basic Area Chart Template

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Basic Area Charts Solution for Apple OS X

Basic Area Charts Solution for Microsoft Windows

What I Need to Get Started

ConceptDraw PRO and the “Basic Area Charts” solution, found in the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solution Park, are all you need to get started. Make sure both are installed on your computer.

How to install

Download and install ConceptDraw STORE and ConceptDraw PRO Next, install the “Basic Area Charts” solution using ConceptDraw STORE.

Basic Area Charts Solution — Install

Start using

Basic Area Charts Solution — Start