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.



Color Themes


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      "vars" : ["<5","5-14","15-24","25-34","35-44","45-54","55-64",">64"]
   }
}
{
   "areaType" : "percent",
   "colorScheme" : "CanvasXpress",
   "graphOrientation" : "vertical",
   "graphType" : "Area",
   "legendPosition" : "right",
   "lineType" : "spline",
   "showTransition" : "false",
   "smpLabelInterval" : "20",
   "smpLabelRotate" : "45",
   "smpTitle" : "Year",
   "subtitle" : "gcookbook - uspopage",
   "title" : "Age distribution of population in the United States",
   "xAxis2Show" : "false",
   "xAxisTitle" : "Normalized Percentage of People"
}
library(canvasXpress)
y=read.table("https://www.canvasxpress.org/data/cX-area-dat.txt", header=TRUE, sep="\t", quote="", row.names=1, fill=TRUE, check.names=FALSE, stringsAsFactors=FALSE)
canvasXpress(
  data=y,
  areaType="percent",
  colorScheme="CanvasXpress",
  graphOrientation="vertical",
  graphType="Area",
  legendPosition="right",
  lineType="spline",
  showTransition=FALSE,
  smpLabelInterval=20,
  smpLabelRotate=45,
  smpTitle="Year",
  subtitle="gcookbook - uspopage",
  title="Age distribution of population in the United States",
  xAxis2Show=FALSE,
  xAxisTitle="Normalized Percentage of People"
)