In pandas I can set the date as index, and then run df.plot() to see a line chart. How do I make that line chart stacked as in the picture below?

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  • $\begingroup$ Add your sample df $\endgroup$
    – Aditya
    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:49

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You can simply use


Found here after a quick google search.

  • $\begingroup$ Np. The keyword you may have left out was “area”, but honestly I’m not sure how I remembered that’s what these plots are called. $\endgroup$
    – kbrose
    Apr 18, 2018 at 13:51
  • $\begingroup$ Do you know how I would do if I would add a group D to that plot from python-graph-gallery, and group D should not be stacked i.e. just a regular line? $\endgroup$
    – jacob
    Apr 18, 2018 at 14:00
  • $\begingroup$ df.plot.area() returns the matplotlib axis object, just call ax.plot(my_data) $\endgroup$
    – kbrose
    Apr 18, 2018 at 15:46

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