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Learning jqPlot by Scott Gottreu

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Chapter 4. Horizontal and Stacked Bar Charts

We have looked at line, area, and bar charts, and some of the limitations of these charts. We will start this chapter by looking at the best uses of horizontal and stacked bar charts. We will also learn how to hide different elements on our axes and modify our data point labels. The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Creating a basic horizontal chart
  • Modifying our chart to be a stacked bar chart so that the data is easier to read
  • Examining the ways to determine when and how to visualize data
  • Removing grid lines and axis labels in an attempt to further customize our charts
  • Overlaying a line on our chart to act as a threshold denoting business logic

Turning our chart on its side

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