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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

There are a few samples that you see on this page which were created in the ConceptDraw PRO application by using the Basic Area Charts solution. Some of the solution's capabilities as well as the professional results which you can achieve are all demonstrated here on this page.

All source documents are vector graphic documents which are always available for modifying, reviewing and/or converting to many different formats, such as MS PowerPoint, PDF file, MS Visio, and many other graphic ones from the ConceptDraw Solution Park or ConceptDraw STORE. The Basic Area Charts solution is available to all ConceptDraw PRO users to get installed and used while working in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and drawing software.

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 Microsoft Windows

What I Need to Get Started

Both ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and drawing software and the Basic Area Charts solution can help creating the numerical data you need. The Basic Area Charts solution can be found in the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw STORE application that can be downloaded from this site. Make sure that both ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw STORE applications are installed on your computer before you get started.

How to install

After ConceptDraw STORE and ConceptDraw PRO are downloaded and installed, you can install the Basic Area Charts solution from the ConceptDraw STORE.

Basic Area Charts Solution — Install

Start Using

To make sure that you are doing it all right, use the pre-designed symbols from the stencil libraries from the solution to make your drawings look smart and professional. Also, the pre-made examples from this solution can be used as drafts so your own drawings can be based on them. Using the samples, you can always change their structures, colors and data.

Basic Area Charts Solution — Start Using