How To Make A Timeline On Google Docs

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

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

How To Make A Timeline On Google Docs

Timeline charts can be a great way to visualize events or tasks that need to be completed. They can also be used to show the growth or movement of a particular event over a certain time period.

However, you may not be aware that you can also insert a timeline chart in your Google Docs document. Fortunately, Google Docs makes it incredibly easy to add a chart from an existing chart.

In this guide, we will show you how to make a timeline on Google Docs.

How to Generate a Timeline in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to generate a timeline in Google Docs.

Step 1

First, we’ll need to select the data we want to convert into a timeline chart.

In the example above, we have sample data that tracks the attendance of various events in 2023.

Step 2

Select Insert > Chart to create a new chart from the selected dataset.

Step 3

In the Chart type menu, select the Timeline chart option near the bottom of the list.

Step 4

Next, head to the Google Docs document you want to add the chart to. Click on Insert > Chart > From Sheets.

Step 5

In the dialog box, find the spreadsheet that contains the timeline chart. Click on Import to add the chart to the current document.

Your timeline chart should now appear in your Google Docs document.

Summary

This guide should be everything you need to learn how to make a timeline on Google Docs.

You may make a copy of this example document to test it out on your own.