How to Make a Beautiful Line Graph

Our free online line graph maker helps you to easily translate your data set into a visual story that will grasp the attention of your audience.

How to make a line graph in 6 easy steps

Log in

Create or log in to your Piktochart account

Pick a template

Pick a template made by designers or start from scratch

Open the chart maker

Go to tools and open up our chart maker

Enter your data

Copy-paste your data points straight from excel, csv or link a Google sheet

Adjust to your liking

Adjust data labels, x-axis, y-axis, graph title, background color, and more

Download or share

Download your graphic as a jpg, png, pdf file, or share your graphic on social media

Benefits and features

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Quick and easy data entry

Link up your Excel or Google Sheets file to easily create charts that automatically update when your data does. Combine various charts into one page to create a professionally-looking, interactive dashboard, ready to be shared with your stakeholders.

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Adjust the colors of your line graph to match your brand

Drag your logo or a screenshot of your website to auto-magically extract your brand colors. Do you want to use your company’s fonts? No problem. Your custom color palette and uploaded fonts will always be accessible in the editor.

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Content creation

Add your graph to any format

With our graph maker, you can easily create reports, presentations, infographics (and more) that will impress your peers. Piktochart is so simple that you can immediately use it, without training. Start with a line graph template designed by experts or create a graphic from scratch.

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Create once, use forever

No need to spend hours re-creating the same report every month. Organize your templates and past projects in folders. Make it easy for anyone on your team to repurpose content on the fly, ultimately saving their time.

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Add your line graphs to any template

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Frequently asked questions

Contact us if you have any other questions

A line graph is a type of chart where different points and values are connected by a line. It’s meant to show the progression of a certain metric (ex: revenue, costs, …).

Line graphs are good for when you want to illustrate progression or evolution over time. Put it in a finance report to show your boss how you improved results. Put them in an infographic about the environment to show how the world has changed over the years. With our online graph maker, the data visualization possibilities are endless.

You can sign up for a free account and try it out. You can access all templates and play around with the tool.

A line graph includes a title (optional), x and y axis, the data, legend. The source of the data would also be referenced for accuracy.

On Piktochart, you can add the chart title, customize the legend, axes title, labels, data formats, colors, grid and data labels.