dual axis

Showing percentages? Look out for these pitfalls

By |2017-10-25T15:45:06+00:00October 25th, 2017|Business Visualizations, Visualizing Survey Data|

Overview Tableau’s automatic axis feature can often present problems with survey data. In this blog post we’ll look at how the problem crops up and what you can do to both fix the problem and make your visualizations more insightful. The problem with auto-adjusting bars Tableau’s automatic axis does a great job extending and contracting [...]

Be Careful with Dual Axis Charts

By |2015-11-10T06:14:35+00:00November 10th, 2015|Business Visualizations, General Discussions, Makeovers|

Overview Several weeks ago the data visualization community broke into justified outrage over an inexcusably misleading dual-axis chart from Americans United for Life.  I plan to write an article about this and other “ethically wrong” visualizations in a few weeks but in the meantime I encourage you to read these excellent posts from Alberto Cairo [...]