Step Line Chart (Chart Controls)

The Step Line chart type is similar to the Line chart type, but it does not use the shortest distance to connect two data points. Instead, this chart type uses vertical and horizontal lines to connect the data points in a series forming a step-like progression.

Picture of the Step Line chart type

SeriesChartType value


Number of Y values per point


Number of series

One or more.

Supports markers


Cannot be combined with:

Doughnut, Pie, Bar, Stacked Bar, Polar, Radar, Pyramid, or Funnel charts.

Custom attributes

EmptyPointValue, LabelStyle, PixelPointDepth, PixelPointGapDepth, ShowMarkerLines