Whether it’s to compare and contrast time, distance or to track changes across a given time period, line graphs are a handy way to present your data visually. Add one to your report easily and quickly with the help of Canva.
More than 20 professional types of graphs to choose from
Professionally designed templates to fast-track your workflow
Data visualization made easy – no complicated software to learn
Publish, share or download your high-resolution line graph
Embed your line graph in presentations, reports and more with no fuss
Easy drag-and-drop tools, made with the non-designer in mind
How to make a line graph
Create a new Canva account to get started with your own line graph design.
Select “Charts” under the elements tab or search for “Charts” in the search tab.
Choose the “Line Graph” icon.
Click “Data” on the toolbar to enter or copy and paste your custom labels and values.
Customize details like line colors and label fonts.
Keep your data in line with Canva’s Line Graph Maker
Fully online and collaborative, Canva lets you create your design with the help of your team or colleagues. Just input your data by manually entering your values and labels or by copying and pasting an existing table straight into the editor. Then sit back and relax as Canva builds your graph for you.
Collaborate with your team
Team projects are easy-peasy in Canva because everything is done online and stored on the cloud. Just share a link to an editable copy of your design with your team and they’ll be able to add their own inputs or edits easily. Because it’s on cloud, they can access it from their own laptops, desktops, iOS and Android devices anytime, anywhere.
Easily add or input data to create your graph
Start building your line graph by clicking on the “Data” button on the toolbar. A table will pop up with some default values. Edit this by manually typing in your numbers and categories or copy and paste an existing table. Plus, clicking on any marker in the line graph will highlight the relevant cell on the table so you can easily identify and edit a given value.
Choose colors, fonts, and add data labels
Personalize your graph to reflect your brand colors or preferences by going to the color palette tool. This is especially helpful when you want to distinguish one line graph from another to easily compare data. You can also use this tool to ensure that your graph matches the color scheme of the rest of your document.
Line graphs templates
Don’t waste time with complicated software. Canva’s line graph templates are your shortcut to good-looking, easy-to-make line graphs. Simply click on the graph to add your own data. Create your line graph in minutes. Choose from the templates below to get started.
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“When it came to design reports, Canva had a wide variety of simple easy to use templates that allowed me to easily plug in my graphs and information, and helped me to focus on the actual content instead of spending hours and hours on design.”“When it came to design reports, Canva had a wide variety of simple easy to use templates that allowed me to easily plug in my graphs and information, and helped me to focus on the actual content instead of spending hours and hours on design.”“My favorite aspect of Canva definitely has to be the ability to create infographics using Canva. I have used this feature many times throughout the past year to create different kinds of charts and graphs and they always turn out amazing!“The ability to quickly develop graphics or graphs using stock materials or import our own reduces stress while increasing productivity. ““Create great graphs and diagrams even as a non-designer.”
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