Following is a portfolio of 80 charts at work. The charts are organized around the five basic kinds of comparison: component, item, time series, frequency distribution, and correlation. The time series section is further subdivided into a segment each for column charts, line charts, and combinations of column and line charts. Within each section, the charts are presented in increasing order of complexity ranging from, say, one pie per chart to multiple pies.

Note: All charts in this book are derived from fictitious data. They are for illustrative purposes only and must not be used as source material for content.


To reinforce Step 1 in the process of choosing charts, message titles are included for all the ...

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