Getting Started with Graphs and Charts

LabVIEW 2018 Help

Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Graphs and charts differ in the way they display and update data. Use graphs when you want to display a complete set of data and export the graph. Graphs are best for fast processes that acquire data continuously.

Use charts when you want to collect and display the data simultaneously. Charts are best for slow processes that only plot a few data points per second. Refer to the following support document at for more information about the differences between graphs and charts.

Use the following topics to get started with graphs and charts.

Choosing and Creating a Graph or Chart Modifying the Plot Legend of a Graph or Chart
Customizing Your Graph or Chart Navigating a Graph or Chart
Exporting and Clearing Graph or Chart Data


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