I have a Google Sheet tracking data over days, logging data at different times during the day, example:

Is there any way that I can have this data represented in a chart as one continuous line tracking throughout time?

This is an example of what I'm after, having put all of the data in one column. enter image description here

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    Have you thought of trying the stacked line chart?
    – cybernetic.nomad
    Aug 1, 2018 at 16:20
  • Isn't the current chart essentially a stacked line chart? I am essentially wanting one continuous line/data set
    – physicsboy
    Aug 1, 2018 at 16:27

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What you currently have is a line chart.

For stacked line charts use:

enter image description here

  • I see what you mean, but the chart doesn't come out in a style I am wanting. Please see my updated question for a bit more on what I'm after...
    – physicsboy
    Aug 1, 2018 at 16:41
  • Set all lines except the top most ones to "No Outline", Set the topmost one to the colour and width you want.
    – cybernetic.nomad
    Aug 1, 2018 at 16:50
  • An alternative is to just create a new columns summing all the values and use that for the chart
    – cybernetic.nomad
    Aug 1, 2018 at 16:51

I don't think this is possible without changing your data structure:


Chart over resulting data


Can you create a new column that has the data you want, and then chart that?

For example, add a column with the sum of the data on the right, and then chart that column.
That seems more straightforward to me and easier to understand.

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