“Area chart: Coloring within the lines.”

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Overview A “Single Area Chart” is used to provide metrics for a single data set. While similar to a line chart, in both form and function, it offers an area fill for visual emphasis. The area fill below the line also functions to indicate cumulative data. The most common use case for area charts is… Read more »

Zooming in and out of a time series chart

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This blog addresses the initial design for zooming in and out of a time series chart.  The horizontal axis of a time series chart represents a timeline.  The user may be able to change the timeframe of the chart by: 1. selecting an existing time period 2. entering a custom  time period 3. zooming in/out… Read more »

Line Charts : Visualizing data over a period of time

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This blog addresses the initial design for the line chart pattern in PatternFly.  We are specifically interested in finding out expectations for interactions. * How would you expect the user to interact with the line chart? * How would you expect the info tip to behave? Please leave comments with any questions or suggestions you… Read more »

Bar Charts : Visualizing Quantitative Data

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Overview Bar charts are used to visualize quantitative data. Since bar charts differentiate by length, we recommend that in most cases they be used rather than donut or pie charts, which differentiate by angle and area. Vertical Bar Chart The most common use case for vertical charts is to show data changes over a period… Read more »