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Tableau Area Chart

The area chart represents any quantitative or measures data over different time.

In Tableau, it is a line graph where the area between line and axis is generally filled with color.

For example, consider a data source such as Sample-Superstore, take its dimensions and measures.

The procedure to create the area chart is given below step by step, such as.

Step 1: Go to the worksheet.

1) Hold the Ctrl key in the keyboard.

2) And select the dimension Order Date and measure Quantity, as shown in the following screenshot.

Tableau Area Chart

Step 2: Click on the "Show Me" option located at the top right corner of the worksheet.

Step 3: Select the area chart option as shown in the below screenshot.

Tableau Area Chart

Step 4: Drag dimension Region and drop into the Color shelf under the Marks pane.

Tableau Area Chart

It creates an area chart that shows the Quantity according to the Order Date in a year, as shown in the following screenshot.

Tableau Area Chart

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