Beyond the Pie Chart: When to Use a Bar Chart or Line Chart
Tech Soup Blog
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
That's why we've partnered with TechSoup to offer basic data visualization tips in Beyond the Pie Chart. Part 1 covered some basic terminology and why you shouldn't use a pie chart. Below we share tips from our white papers, Visual Analysis Best Practices and Which Chart or Graph Is Right for You , to explain when to use a line chart or bar chart. Use Line Charts and Area Charts to Track Trends over Time.