Bar Charts

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent. The bars can be plotted vertically or horizontally. A vertical bar chart is sometimes called a column bar chart.
Posts about Bar Charts
  • 7 Cardinal Sins Of Chartmaking

    … that has a part to whole relationship that doesn’t add up to a logical whole. Pie charts, stacked area charts, or stacked bar charts are a few examples of charts with a part to whole relationship. When these charts are used for percentage data and that data doesn’t add up to a total of 100%, the whole chart doesn’t make sense. 4. Poor Labeling…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 25 readers -
  • Listing Physical Visualizations

    … laser etched objects and computer controlled actuated canvases. The list is great to browse through, both as a historical reference, and as possible inspiration for visualizations both digital and physical. As 3D printing, milling, plasma cutting, laser cutting, actuated displays, and pipe bending techniques get more sophisticated, the boundary…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 18 readers -
  • Three implications for Big Data and your marketing department

    … Unless your Big Data is coming from a proprietary source, it’s likely that your competitors are seeing the same bar charts that you are. For example, what if you were a marketing executive for a cellular service company and you were looking at a data display indicating the geographic pockets in America that are using the most data minutes/day…

    {grow}in Google- 2 readers -
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