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Create a Line Chart using Recharts in ReactJS

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  • Last Updated : 14 Jul, 2021
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Introduction: Rechart JS is a library that is used for creating charts for React JS. This library is used for building Line charts, Bar charts, Pie charts, etc, with the help of React and D3 (Data-Driven Documents). 

Creating React Application And Installing Module:

  • Step 1: Create a React application using the following command.

    npx create-react-app foldername
  • Step 2: After creating your project folder i.e. foldername, move to it using the following command.

    cd foldername

  • Step 3: After creating the ReactJS application, Install the required modules using the following command.

    npm install --save recharts

Project Structure: It will look like the following.

Project Structure

Example: Now write down the following code in the App.js file. Here, App is our default component where we have written our code.


import './App.css';
import {
    Legend, Tooltip,
} from 'recharts';
// Sample chart data
const pdata = [
        name: 'MongoDb',
        student: 11,
        fees: 120
        name: 'Javascript',
        student: 15,
        fees: 12
        name: 'PHP',
        student: 5,
        fees: 10
        name: 'Java',
        student: 10,
        fees: 5
        name: 'C#',
        student: 9,
        fees: 4
        name: 'C++',
        student: 10,
        fees: 8
function App() {
    return (
            <h1 className="text-heading">
                Line Chart Using Rechart
            <ResponsiveContainer width="100%" aspect={3}>
                <LineChart data={pdata} margin={{ right: 300 }}>
                    <CartesianGrid />
                    <XAxis dataKey="name" 
                        interval={'preserveStartEnd'} />
                    <Legend />
                    <Tooltip />
                    <Line dataKey="student"
                        stroke="black" activeDot={{ r: 8 }} />
                    <Line dataKey="fees"
                        stroke="red" activeDot={{ r: 8 }} />
export default App;

Step to Run Application: Run the application using the following command from the root directory of the project:

npm start

Output: Now open your browser and go to http://localhost:3000/, you will see the following output:

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