Bar Chart


The bar chart is a type of quantitative graph consisting of a series of rectangular bars which represent values by their height proportional to the represented quantities or values. The purpose is to show comparisons among categories.


The inputs for the Bar Chart Tool are shown below (and in the subsequent image):

  • Dataset Input: Select a dataset that contains the variables of interest.
  • Variable Name: A set of selected variables.
  • Chart Title: A title for your Bar Chart.
  • Bar Label: Specify whether you would like to show label above the bars.
  • Grid: Specify whether you would like horizontal grid lines on your output graph.
  • Legend: Specify whether you would like to show the legend of your output graph.
  • Greyscale: Specify whether you would like your graph to be grey-scale (checked) or colour (unchecked).
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Once you have run the analysis, click Add and Run to execute the tool.


Once your analysis has run, click the Display button that appears on the pop up dialogue. This will open up your chart. It should look something like the image shown below

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