Area Chart

An area chart is really similar to a line chart, except that the area between the x axis and the line is filled in with color or shading. It represents the evolution of a numeric variable.


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<head>
  <!-- Include the CanvasXpress library in your HTML file -->
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.canvasxpress.org/dist/canvasXpress.css" type="text/css"/>
  <script src="https://www.canvasxpress.org/dist/canvasXpress.min.js"></script>
</head>

<body>

  <!-- Create a canvas element for the chart with the desired dimensions -->
  <div>
    <canvas id="canvasId" width="600" height="600"></canvas>
  </div>


  <!-- Create a script to initialize the chart -->
  <script>

    // Create the data for the graph
    var data = {
       "y" : {
          "data" : [
            [10,100,70,130,60]
          ],
          "smps" : ["S1","S2","S3","S4","S5"],
          "vars" : ["A"]
       }
    }
    
    
    // Create the configuration for the graph
    var config = {
       "colorScheme":"CanvasXpress",
       "graphOrientation":"vertical",
       "graphType":"Area",
       "lineType":"rect",
       "objectBorderColor":false,
       "showLegend":false,
       "showSampleNames":true,
       "showTransition":false,
       "smpTextRotate":"90",
       "smpTitle":"time"
    }
    

    // Call the CanvasXpress function to create the graph
    var cX = new CanvasXpress("canvasId", data, config);


  </script>

</body>
library(canvasXpress)
y=read.table("https://www.canvasxpress.org/data/cX-area4-dat.txt", header=TRUE, sep="\t", quote="", row.names=1, fill=TRUE, check.names=FALSE, stringsAsFactors=FALSE)
canvasXpress(
  data=y,
  colorScheme="CanvasXpress",
  graphOrientation="vertical",
  graphType="Area",
  lineType="rect",
  objectBorderColor=FALSE,
  showLegend=FALSE,
  showSampleNames=TRUE,
  showTransition=FALSE,
  smpTextRotate=90,
  smpTitle="time"
)