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Questions tagged [chart-design]

A graphic representation of informational data.

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How to demonstrate the efficiency of a dynamic factor in comparison with some constant coefficient with a chart?

I proposed a measure which estimates the coefficient of each sample dynamically, So the coefficient of two sample s1 and s2 can be different. To show the effectiveness of this measure, I want to ...
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How do you create Arc/Rainbow Charts?

I have been hunting all over for a tutorial on how to build arc/rainbow graphs like the one in the picture. I'm confident that I could make paths line up with one another like that but I need a way to ...
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How to show multiple years of line data for comparison

I am an analyst, and it seems that management is allergic to anything that's not a line graph, and have asked me to put the information into a line graph. Now I have all the information, but it ...
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Best separator between key and description in a text-only legend

What is the optimal kind of separator in a legend to use between a key and description? For example, in this specific case: A001 - Description for A001, A002 - Description for A002, A003 - ...
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How do I change the order of pie chart slices?

I was wondering if it's possible to change the order of pie chart slices in Adobe Illustrator? I would like the gray slice to be above the red one. Changing the order in Graph Data doesn't work and ...
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Data Visualization: Classifying chart types

I am trying to classify different chart types by the shape of their data, and I am looking for a helpful resource. For example, on a line chart, I am looking for a description like: A Line chart ...
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Connect dots of an open path in Illustrator

This post is hopefully not a duplicate of this (Unless I'm using the script improperly). I was wondering if there's a way to obtain in Ai what this Ae script (https://aescripts.com/connect-layers/) ...
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What is this type of graph/plot called?

I am creating a presentation for a school assignment and wanted to include a visual aid I have seen before; however, obtaining tips for designing it has been extremely difficult as I cannot for the ...
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How to automatically create tally charts?

Is there a way to automatically create tally charts like the following from datavizcatalogue.com? I am in a Linux environment without any user interaction and no Adobe or Microsoft products. I would ...
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What programs do designers use to illustrate reports' graphs and maps?

I am designing monthly and biweekly reports which have many maps and charts. For the maps, I am using ArcGIS but for the graphs, I am using Excel which I don't think it's suitable and doesn't fit my ...
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What Charts Library is ICONOSQUARE using?

I am currently using HighCharts but I think it is not as elegant as the ones ICONOSQUARE is using. Does anyone know what Charting Library are they using? Also if anyone has a good list of well ...
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delete all graph data in Illustrator CC

I've created a graph in illustrator, and I would like to delete the current data so I can enter new data. When I select all the cells and press the delete key, it only deletes the first cell in the ...
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Software for ideology scale chart

What software can be used to create an ideology scale like this? I tried to use Excel, but it seems impossible, the only way was timeline with dates (0 - 10), but even that didn't place names ...
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Correct location for a pie chart internal label

I'm producing pie charts algorithmically. In many cases, each segment of a pie chart should contain a label inside the segment (space permitting). Where exactly should the label be placed in order to ...
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How to set the data range for palette to map out color in gnuplot

I am using gnuplot. I would like to compare across different settings of the same type of data in a color plot using something like the following: plot 'pdratio' using 1:2:(abs($1)>0.3?$4:1/0) ...
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Create a bar chart within a table in InDesign?

I want to represent numbers in a table I've created in InDesign as a scaled bar chart, similarly to the image below. Is there a way to do this in InDesign or Illustrator without manually adding and ...
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After Effects expressions to sum numbers and control charts

I would like to build a project in which I will change two numbers and all of the following take place automatically! I'll Explain... Part 1: I have two layers, "Number 1" and "Number 2". Suppose I ...
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How to create a line graph around a circle

How can I recreate this chart (wave line) around a circle with actual data in Illustrator? Or is any other way to generate vector format? I need this for print.
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What application was this chart made in?

I need to create scientific charts for data analysys. The ability to automatically generate maximum and minimum slope with the given uncertainty would be excellent. Here is an examlpe of the result I ...
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Which program was this infographic made in?

Please note the "PLUS" button to open or close more content.
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Dynamic Colours In Illustrator Chart

Is there any way to control the colours used in an illustrator chart dynamically? For example, I know I can make a pie chart and use the Direct Selection tool to change the colours of the slices, ...
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What is the name of this sort of chart?

This particular chart was taken from CGP Grey's video The European Union Explained. However, I've seen many similar charts before.
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Why are the slices not accurate in my pie chart in Illustrator?

I made a pie chart that contains several slices. Two of the slices are .1%. One .1% slice (the yellow one) can easily be seen, while the other one is incredibly small - you have to drag the other ...
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Illustrator CC Radar graph tool - cannot override calculated values

I am using Adobe Illustrator CC on a Mac Pro and trying to modify a radar graph. I have created a radar graph with two sets of values plotted (two columns of data in the data table, and one column ...
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How to create this chart in adobe illustrator? [duplicate]

How do I create this chart in Adobe Illustrator? It is based on data
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JavaScript library that will display variable size wedges on a Pie Chart [closed]

I'm looking for a JavaScript library that will create pie charts with variable sized wedges like in the image. (It looks like a doughnut graph but the the image in the middle just has a white border ...
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Show legend AND percentages in Illustrator pie chart

I have a pie chart that looks like this: I want to make it look like this (ignore the purple lines), so that it has both the colored legend AND the percentages. (The color and shape doesn't matter). ...
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rotation target and illustrator actions

I'm building a set of actions to help myself create pie charts, one segment create a line segment at a certain point (from the artboard center out), and the attempts to rotate it around the same point ...
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How to print diagrams that are too large for a single page readably?

I made a big flowchart of an app. The app has many menus and pages, so it became a very big file. The dimensions of the diagram are: Width: 272,21 cm / 17147 px Height: 91,37 cm / 5756 px This is ...
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Illustrator. What am I doing wrong when cutting a circle

I am a newbie in Illustrator. I was trying to get a donut chart with rounded end hoping this was easy. My target is the following picture: What I did was to create a circle in blue, and over it a ...
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What is the best way to utilize graphs and charts in either Indesign or Illustrator?

I am trying to create a one page fact sheet in InDesign or Illustrator. What is the best way to create/show charts and graphs in either application? Should I create the graph in another program like ...
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Create rounded gradient for a rectangle?

I'd like to create a rectangle (in a vector graphics format) that has a gradient in black/white. The difficult part here is that I'd want it to follow a curve similar to the gradient in the image ...
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Software to help me replicate a hand drawn graph (example attached)

I'm trying to create a graph like this: I essentially want the x axis to function as a long timeline, on which I can plot the points at any given point manually. Some days might have more than one ...
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Conveying Tags / Categories in Print Design

I am soon to be working on a brochure design that kind of acts as a local business directory. The directory is split into different categories of businesses, however many of the businesses belong to ...
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How can I design this graph (select line colors and number of lines) so that it's intelligible?

I'm designing a graph for a website using Highcharts. This graph contains lots of outbreak curves (basically, cumulative disease incidence over time). The point of this particular graph is to be able ...
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How to make a flow chart like these ones? [closed]

As part of improving my visual communication skills for my job I'm trying to start learning some ways to visualize information flows using tools other than Powerpoint. Does anyone have some tips for ...
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How can I present this information with less required user interaction?

Here's a typical graphic from my web app: It shows the performance of grades 1-12 on each of four tasks (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide). But this is only for whole numbers. Behind each of the other ...
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How to delete portion of circle in illustrator using pen tool? [duplicate]

In the illustration below I want colored doughnuts to represent certain percentages. Like in the center the percentage reflected is 72%. I want to change the blue colored ring to 59% and so on. I don'...
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How to visualize combinations of data for a gene discovery application?

What kind of a visualization/chart should I use for showing all the ways you can choose from a set of items? (i.e., number of possible combinations) Concretely, I am showing potential offspring from ...
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What's the name of this style of chart?

Does anyone know what these charts are called? edit: I think it's 'radial timeline'
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How to create a pie chart with equal wedges and labels

How can I create a pie chart with 8 equal wedges which I can name tag outside the circle? Charts will not let me make the design I want.
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Software for producing yearly cycle illustration

My work is looking to create illustrations depicting our organisation's different processes and events occurring annually. I could create this in illustrator, but I would rather use some sort of ...
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How to make a donut chart/segmented ring graph

I am looking for help in making a segmented ring effect in Photoshop. Any idea would be highly appreciated.
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What characteristics make a graph look professional?

I'm documenting a technical/scientific project, in which I'm needing an extensive amount of graphs to represent the data. I would like this graphs to be as clear and representative as possible. Of ...
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How to visualise two-dimensional scientific data-points in a chart… in grayscale?

I am not sure whether this is the correct site for this question. The model comes from Physics, the data comes from computational physics, the plot is made with LaTeX but my question is about the ...
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How do I make an incomplete circle stroke for a donut chart?

I'm trying to emulate this type of stroke: So far, I've only been able to pen over the stroke and try to Minus it off (though I'm a rookie and still don't understand the whole pathfinder tool ...
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What is good graphic visualization of a climate diagram

Does anybody know about a nice climate diagram visualization, incorporating more information than the example on Wikipedia: For example also data like, snowfall, humidity, hail, fog, thunder and so ...
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How to create a uniformly distributed dashed plot in a scatter graph in Adobe Illustrator CS4

In Illustrator CS4 I have a scatter graph with four data sets. Now I want to use dashed and dotted patterns. However the dashes are not distributed uniformly over a plot. Click here to see a PDF ...