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Learning Highcharts by Joe Kuan

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Chapter 4. Bar and Column Charts

In this chapter we will start off by learning the column charts and their plotting options. Then we will apply more advanced options for stacking and grouping columns together. After that, we will move on to bar charts by following the same example. Then we will learn how to polish up a bar chart and apply tricks to turn a bar chart into mirror and horizontal gauge charts. Finally, a web page of multiple charts will be put together as a concluding exercise. In this chapter we will cover the following:

  • Introducing column charts
  • Stacking and grouping a column chart
  • Adjusting column colors and data labels
  • Introducing bar charts
  • Constructing a mirror chart
  • Converting a single bar chart into a horizontal gauge chart
  • Sticking ...

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