Chapter 15

Ten Tips for Visually Analyzing and Presenting Data

In This Chapter

arrow Using the right chart type

arrow Using your chart message as the chart title

arrow Being wary of pie charts

arrow Considering pivot charts for small data sets

arrow Avoiding 3-D charts

arrow Never using 3-D pie charts

arrow Being aware of the phantom data markers

arrow Using logarithmic scaling

arrow Remembering to experiment

arrow Getting Tufte

This isn’t one of those essays about how a picture is worth a thousand words. In this chapter, I just want to provide ...

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