5. Data Exploration: Distributions and Relationships


This chapter builds on the basic charts you created in Chapter 4, Exploring Comparison and Composition. You will also cover the advanced topics of trend and reference lines, and will see some examples of where they are frequently used. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to create charts for distributions, show relationships across data points, and create advanced chart types such as Dual Axis and Quadrant charts.


In previous chapters, you have learned about various charting methods that are reliant upon having both dimensions and measures in the view. However, there may be times, especially in business scenarios, where you only have measures to work with. ...

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