# Tagged Questions

Questions about building charts in Mathematica. This includes generating the graphics, prettifying them, and using methods to extract their data.

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### Finding the best way to visualize rather complicated data

I have the following data ...
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### How do I determine which ChartElementDataFunction is Automatic?

In the course of exploring @kglr's answer to Edmund's question gain some insight into how I might answer my own question here, I came across the undocumented ...
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### How do I overlay things onto a BarChart?

I have a fairly complex sort of BarChart that I want to overlay with other graphics. For concreteness, let's assume that I want to overlay a ...
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### Bar chart scale in multi-chart visualisation

This is a rewording of a previous question which probably wasn't very well explained, and so didn't get any responses(!). I'm trying to create a chart which shows the smooth kernel distribution of ...
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### A better alternative to the paired bar chart

In an nice blog post about the horrors of the paired bar chart, Jonathan Schwabish proposes an elegant alternative, as follows. Instead of having parirs of yellow and blue bars, simply plot their ...
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### How to create a stacked BarChart with custom bar origins as function?

I want to create a simple stacked bar chart where the bars start a custom y-axis point and end at another y-axis point. So far I have: ...
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### Labeling columns in grouped charts separately

I want to label sequentially some charts. Say, for instance, that I had: ...
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### How do I animate a bar chart?

Is there any easy way to have an animated bar chart (one where the heights of the bars change with time)? I currently have the following code: ...
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### LabelingFunction in BarChart displays bar-values below x-axis

I'm trying to visualize some data using a BarChart[] in Mathematica. The data should be placed (centered) inside the bars - except the bar is too small. In this ...
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### Plotting “Terrain” with “Water” on them Using BarChart3D

It's easy to present a terrain using BarChart3D using ChartLayout -> "Grid"with the following code: ...
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### Displaying horizontal axis as legend of a chart/plot?

I'm trying to do a BarChart[] of some data and I'd like to add an additional XX axis below the chart with some additional information. This may also be done with an ...
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### Extracting Color Options from BarChart

I would like to extract the colors (i.e., obtain RGBColor[] or other full specification) of the different colors used in a bar chart such as this ...
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### Plot negative and positive logarithms? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a barchart of some negative and positive numbers. How can I show them all in Log space so that you can clearly see very big and very small exponent values? ...
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### BarChart with empty bars removed

Consider the following BarChart: ...
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### How to create a bar chart from a list of heights *and* bin delimiter positions?

Basically, I'm trying to produce the same output that Histogram[giganticList] would produce, but starting from the output of ...
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### Change position of data labels in BarChart3D

What would be the easiest way to manipulate the position of the chart labels in "Grid" layout in a BarChart3D? For example: ...
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### Barchart recognize time series data?

I can't seem to get Barchart to recognize TimeSeries data. For example, my data is: {{1891, 1}, {1892, 1}, {1897, 1}, {1898, 1}, {1903, 1}, {1904, 1}, {1905, 1}, {1908, 4}, {1909, 6}, {1910, ...
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### BarChart EdgeForm not producing correct colors

EdgeForm is not producing correct colors for the borders of my bars. My code: ...
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### BarChart: plotting bars at given positions

Is there a way to get BarChart to position any number of bars of arbitrary widths at arbitrary positions? e.g. I want to plot normal vertically-standing bars, with ...
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### How can I create a chart like CandlestickChart, but for non-financial data with something other than dates as the abscissæ?

I'd like to create charts reporting on Monte-Carlo experiments using something like a candlestick chart: four figures for each run with a varying parameter, eg min, mean - σ, mean + σ, max of the ...
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### Plot Text Data in Mathematica

I am trying to analyze some text data for my thesis! How can I plot this data in Mathematica in a barplot based on the frequency of the words and combinations of them? On the Abscissa (...
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### How can I specify the plot range of a BoxWhiskerChart? [closed]

I am combining multiple BoxWhiskerCharts using GraphicsGrid. This works properly, however I want the different charts to have ...
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### Plotting x value and error bar in y from a data file

Here are some of the points where first column is the values on x axis and the other two values are lower and upper limits for the error bars in y. ...
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### How do you make y-axis labels and Ticks bigger in a BoxWhiskerChart

I'm trying to do a BoxWhiskerChart in Mathematica with a very specific Style. Specifically, I'm trying to get the y-axis labels (the numbers) to be bigger (point 72)...
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### Put error bars in specified plots spots in a graph?

Hello again i have the next problem: i have done a very nice graph and i need to incorporate the standard deviation on graph but i only need to put those error bars in just some plots on the graphic ,...
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### Comparing stock indices using TradingChart [closed]

Below I show a TradingChart specific to the SP500 index for a one month period. How do I produce a similar plot where three other indices (ASX200, Shanghai Comp, ...
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### BarChart with Log-Scaling and Error-Bars [duplicate]

I want to make a BarChart with Log-Scaling and Error-Bars. I can do both individually: ...
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### BarChart with relative abundances as chart labels

I want to make the following bar chart, but with relative abundances on top of the chart labels. I get the absolute numbers, but not the relative abundances: ...
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### Real, scaled sizes of bubbles in bubblechart [closed]

I'm trying to create a BubbleChart3D with sets of 4 numbers, to see which spheres overlap. ...
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### Inverted empirical CDF with averaging including BoxWhiskerChart

I'm new to Mathematica and started using it because of interest in statistics. So I've started reading books about statistics and found the problem, that the inverted empirical CDF with averaging ...
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### BarChart: Want to rotate and place a y-axis label on the left side

I would like to know if it's posible to place the y-axis label roated on the left side without using Frame->True and ...
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### Error bars in BarChart3D

Following the page on error bars in charts I wanted to make a BarChart3d with error bars, but I'm struggling with it because there is no help about the function "ChartElementData", which is used to ...
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### Making a black bar in BarChart when using GlassRectangle [closed]

I use the command: ...
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### How Can I Add Error Bars to a 3D BarChart?

How Can I Add Error Bars to a 3D BarChart? There's no info for this on the Wolfram site and I've never seen a graphic with them. Is this even possible?