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Radial bar charts in R using Plotly

June 10, 2016
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Creating a radial barchart is fairly easy using plotly. In this post we’ll focus on modifying a radial line chart to make it look like a bar chart so come up with a nice visualization for CO2 emissions. The visualization is inspired by this awesome chart.

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Dodged bar charts, why not a line graph?

August 4, 2014
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Dodged bar charts, why not a line graph?

I often see graphs that are poorly implemented in that they do not achieve their goal. One such type of graph that I see are dodged bar charts. Here is an example of a dodged bar chart summarizing the number of all star players by team (focusing spec...

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Bar charts with percentage labels but counts on the y axis

June 11, 2014
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Bar charts with percentage labels but counts on the y axis

Bar charts and histograms are easily to understand. I often write for non-specialist audiences so I tend to use them a lot. People like percentages too, so a bar chart with counts on the y axis but percentage labels is a useful thing to be able to produce. But how to do them in our

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Choropleths and Bar charts of State Wise Potentially Preventable Deaths using googleVis and shiny

May 4, 2014
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(This article was first published on Adventures in Analytics and Visualization, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: Adventures in Analytics and Visualization. R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: Data science, Big Data, R jobs, visualization (ggplot2,...

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Creating a simple Morris bar chart with rCharts and Survey packages

Creating interactive graphs and charts is a great way to show a lot of information in a small space without cluttering up the drawing canvas. This post describes the use of Ramnath Vaidyanathan’s rCharts package with Thomas Lumley’s survey package to create a simple bar chart with design-corrected standard errors that appear on mouseover. The

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Alternative to Grouped Bar Charts in R

October 27, 2013
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Alternative to Grouped Bar Charts in R

The #spiffy @dseverski gave me this posit the other day: Hey, @hrbrmstr, doughnut chart aside, how would you approach the first graph at http://t.co/zjHoHRVOeo? Bump chart? Trend line? Leave as is?— David F. Severski (@dseverski) October 25, 2013 and, I...

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ggplot dodged vs faceted bar chart

April 17, 2013
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ggplot dodged vs faceted bar chart

I've been bowling once per year at a charity event for the last few years and have kept track of the outcomes to share my group. I used ggplot2 to create a bar chart for the scores. Below are two graphs, one is dodged, the other is faceted. There's no ...

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Displaying Isotopic Abundance Percentages with Bar Charts and Pie Charts

Displaying Isotopic Abundance Percentages with Bar Charts and Pie Charts

The Structure of an Atom An atom consists of a nucleus at the centre and electrons moving around it.  The nucleus contains a mixture of protons and neutrons.  For most purposes in chemistry, the two most important properties about these 3 types of particles are their masses and charges.  In terms of charge, protons are

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Stacked Bar Charts in R

January 10, 2013
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Stacked Bar Charts in R

Reshape Wide to LongLet's use the Loblolly dataset from the datasets package. These data track the growth of some loblolly pine trees.> Loblolly   height age Seed1    4.51   3  30115  10.89   ...

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Tutorial: How to make NYT-style bar charts with R

December 3, 2012
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Tutorial: How to make NYT-style bar charts with R

New York Times columnist Charles Blow needed a chart to accompany his op-ed piece Lincoln, Liberty and Two Americas (about one-party control in state legislatures). So he turned to resident graphic editor Kevin Quealy, who found the source data and used R to create the chart below: If you'd like to create similar charts yourself, Kevin provides a useful...

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