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Learning QlikView Data Visualization by Karl Pover

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Data visualization style guide for histogram charts

Although the histogram chart is based on the bar chart, its data visualization style guide contains different rules.

Rule 1 – use adequate labeling

All components of a chart should be made coherent by adequate labeling. We will use Tahoma as the font of all labels and use a font size between 8 and 10.

In the same manner as we defined the bar chart's labels, define the following labels for the histogram:

Label

Text

Chart

Distribution of days worked by customer

Dimension

Days Worked

Metric

# Customers

Axes label

# Customers

We take note that the histogram, unlike many bar charts, has a continuous x axis. We format the numbers along the x axis in the Number tab of the Chart Properties ...

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