FRED Graph How-to: Step-by-step Tutorials

Data Adding an Additional a Data Series Changing the Observation Period Changing the Frequency of Data Using Percent Change and Other Data Transformations Creating Custom Transformation Formulas Appearance Changing the Graph Type Changing Graph Size Changing Line and Marker Styles … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Creating Custom Transformation Formulas

STEP 1: Click the “Add Data Series” text below the graph to expand the options for adding a new series. STEP 2: Click the text box and begin typing keywords for the series you are looking for. A list of … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Changing Line and Marker Styles

STEP 1: Click on the name of the series you wish to transform. This will expand a section of options for the data series. STEP 2: Click on the option labeled “Line Style” to select a style from a list … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Changing Graph Size

STEP 1: Click the “Graph Settings” text below the graph to expand the section for general graph options. STEP 2: Select a predefined size from the menu labeled “Graph Size” or enter custom dimensions in the text fields labeled “w” … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Using Percent Change and Other Data Transformations

STEP 1: Click on the name of the series you wish to transform. This will expand a section of options for the data series. STEP 2: Click the option labeled “Units.” STEP 3: Select a transformation from the list of … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Changing Frequency of Data

STEP 1: Click on the name of the series you wish to transform. This will expand a section of options for the data series. STEP 2: Click the option labeled “Frequency.” STEP 3: Select a new frequency from the available … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Changing the Observation Period

There are now four convenient methods for changing the observation period shown in a graph. METHOD 1: Click on one of the range links located above the graph to select a 1-year, 5-year, 10-year, or maximum period. The graph will … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Adding an Additional Data Series

STEP 1: Click the “Add Data Series” text below the graph to expand the options for adding new series. STEP 2: Click the text box and begin typing keywords for the series you are looking for. A list of the … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Changing the Graph Type

STEP 1: Click the “Graph Settings” text below the graph to expand the section for general graph options. STEP 2: Click on the “Graph type” select menu. STEP 3: Click to select one of the available types. Your graph will … Continue reading

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FRED Graph How-to: Embedding Graphs in Word or Powerpoint

STEP 1: Click the “Export” tab below the chart to show exporting options. STEP 2: Click the “Export as PNG” link. A high-resolution image of the graph will open in a new tab. STEP 3: Right-click on the image and … Continue reading

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