Bullet Graph in R

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Stephen Few designed the Bullet Graph as a way to display measurements vs. goals/other benchmarks or as a comparison of benchmarks. The screenshots below shows the bullet chart build by Few’s specifications in R based on the grid-package:

Bullet Graph

Bullet Graph

After implementing following features and some bugfixing the code can be downloaded for a small fee:

  • Comparison of current measure to a future target
  • Some alternative designs as displaying negative and positive values reversed background filling, and reversing of colour and scale
  • More than three ranges
  • Comparative measures


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