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Data Stories: Better Bar Charts

Improve your charts by following best practices, choosing the most effective layout, or combining chart types to convey more information.


Communicate With Clean Charts

Consumers have high standards for data visualizations today. Make sure you’re following these basic guidelines for clear, informative charts.


Choosing the Best Bars


Even something as simple as a bar chart can be presented in many ways. This post from Datawrapper presents the pros and cons of different configurations for stacked bar charts.


New Combinations


Given more tools for data visualization, users are combining charts in new ways. This post explains how to use Tableau to combine a bar chart with a sparkline.

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