How To Make A Line Graph In Google Docs

Last Updated on August 16, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a line graph in Google Docs.

How To Make A Line Graph In Google Docs

A line graph is a great way to visualize data over time, and Google Docs makes it easy to create one. With a few clicks, you can have a professional-looking line graph that you can use in your presentation or report.

In this guide, we will show you how to make a line graph in Google Docs. We will walk you through the steps of setting up your data in Google Sheets and updating the chart object in your document.

How to Add a Line Graph to Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to add a line graph to Google Docs.

Step 1

First, open up a document where you want to add your own line graph.

In this example, we want to add a line graph to our document to show the trend in monthly sales for our business.

Step 2

In the Insert menu, click on Chart > Line.

Step 3

Google Sheets will insert a sample line graph with placeholder data into your current document.

Select the line graph and click on the Link icon to reveal more options. Click the Open source option to access the Google Sheets document where you can adjust the values to display.

Step 4

In the source Google Sheets document, replace the sample data with your own data.

Step 5

Once you are satisfied with the changes made to your line graph, return to the original document. Click on the Update button on the inserted chart.

Your line graph should now be updated to reflect the data you’ve added in the source Google Sheets document.

Summary

This guide should be everything you need to learn how to make a line graph in Google Docs.

Click this link to make a copy of this sample document to try doing it yourself!