Google Charts - Basic Timelines Chart


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Following is an example of a basic timelines chart. We've already seen the configuration used to draw this chart in Google Charts Configuration Syntax chapter. So, let's see the complete example.

Configurations

We've used Timeline class to show timelines diagram.

//Timeline chart
var chart = new google.visualization.Timeline(document.getElementById('container'));

Example

googlecharts_timelines_basic.htm

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Google Charts Tutorial</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "https://www.gstatic.com/charts/loader.js">
      </script>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "https://www.google.com/jsapi">
      </script>
      <script type = "text/javascript">
         google.charts.load('current', {packages: ['timeline']});     
      </script>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <div id = "container" style = "width: 550px; height: 400px; margin: 0 auto">
      </div>
      <script language = "JavaScript">
         function drawChart() {
            // Define the chart to be drawn.
            var data = new google.visualization.DataTable();
            data.addColumn({ type: 'string', id: 'President' });
            data.addColumn({ type: 'date', id: 'Start' });
            data.addColumn({ type: 'date', id: 'End' });
            data.addRows([
            [ 'Washington', new Date(1789, 3, 30), new Date(1797, 2, 4) ],
            [ 'Adams',      new Date(1797, 2, 4),  new Date(1801, 2, 4) ],
            [ 'Jefferson',  new Date(1801, 2, 4),  new Date(1809, 2, 4) ]]);

            var options = {      
               width: '100%', 
               height: '100%'
            };
                  
            // Instantiate and draw the chart.
            var chart = new google.visualization.Timeline(document.getElementById('container'));
            chart.draw(data, options);
         }
         google.charts.setOnLoadCallback(drawChart);
      </script>
   </body>
</html>

Result

Verify the result.

googlecharts_timelines_charts.htm
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