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I'm struggling to find its name online. It's a line chart but each point of the two series are joined, as the combination of both of them is what defines each datum:

Chart

Thanks.

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    I would just call it a line chart with some added detail. Don't think there's a specific name for every variation in these. – Lucian Jun 6 at 8:36
  • looks related to a candlestick chart to me. – GerardFalla Jun 6 at 15:00
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    Hi David, Welcome to GraphicDesign.StackExchange. We hope you enjoy sharing knowledge and experience here. – Stan Jun 7 at 1:39
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It looks to me as a Range chart or Area Range chart, as what defines the main data is the range between the maximum and minimum value and not the values independently.

As seen here https://www.highcharts.com/demo/arearange

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Range plots are a relatively new* chart type. It's an extension of the dot plot, which William Cleveland created in the 1990s. Dot plots show one or multiple dots on one line. Range plots show exactly two dots on a line and connect them with an extra bold line.
*Aug 10, 2018
How to create a range plot - Datawrapper Academy
https://academy.datawrapper.de/article/111-how-to-create-a-range-plot

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I think this is a classic Candlestick chart, in which there are three data related per period.

D3 Candlestick Chart Page

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    I've created a bah-zillion candlestick charts in my career. I'd hesitate to call the sample a candlestick. The point of candle sticks is they show 3 values - entry, exit (the fat bar) and total range (the narrow bar). The sample is lacking "entry/exit" indicators and merely has the "range" indicator capped at both ends. All that being posted.. I don't know what the sample may be called specifically...."range" seems closest to me... but I could be wrong. I often am. :) – Scott Jun 6 at 18:10
  • I appreciate the correction Scott, and I think I agree with your supposition too - probably range is closest. – GerardFalla Jun 6 at 19:30
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    These have been called "box and whisker" plots/charts also. They're used for stock market analysis. – Stan Jun 7 at 1:23
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No doubt, it’s a line chart, you can design this diagram in the following manner as well :

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Source: https://www.slideteam.net/

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Connected Scatterplot

Displays the evolution of a numeric variable. Data points are represented by a dot and connected by straight line segments.

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Source data-to-viz.com

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Multiple Connected Scatterplot

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While this type of chart shows just the connection at the Y data, the question example could be a X-Y Multiple Connected Scatterplot.

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    In your examples there's not necessarily a correlation between the different lines – Luciano Jun 6 at 11:30
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    Sorry, but your source goes completely against actual usage (and etymology) of the term scatterplot. The very essence of a scatter plot is that the points it usually makes not much sense to connect the points, because there is no continuum (such as time) between them – hence the name scatter plot: points are scattered all over the place. A connected scatterplot is oxymoronic. I have never seen anybody (except your source) refer to anything with lines as a scatter plot. – Wrzlprmft Jun 6 at 12:09
  • I'm not the author of this term, just see some examples of connected scatterplots at Google. There may also be the possibility that you are a little outdated with your terminology – Danielillo Jun 6 at 12:16
  • @Danielillo: just see some examples of connected scatterplots at Google – Google has 4500 results for “connected scatterplot”, which demonstrates that the term is barely used (for comparison: scatterplot yields 7.5 million results, other plot types are in the same order of magnitude). – Wrzlprmft Jun 6 at 19:48
  • Great! Now you have seen 4.499 different sources to mine. Glad for having taught you something new ;-) – Danielillo Jun 6 at 19:56

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