Infographic: How Do You Compare II
How To Create A Comparison Chart Template For Your Blog Post?
There are many types of comparison charts. There are two types of comparison chart templates: static and dynamic. Static charts show only one data point at a time while dynamic charts display multiple data points simultaneously. Both types have their advantages and disadvantages. If you want to create a simple chart with just one data point, then you may use the static type of comparison chart template for your blog post.
Static Comparison Charts Example: Simple Chart With One Data Point
The following table shows some common examples of a simple chart with one data point.
Table 1: Common Examples Of A Simple Chart With One Data Point Type Example Description Line Graph This type of graph displays data as horizontal lines. Column Graph This type of graph displays data as vertical lines.
Bar Graph This type of graph displays data as straight vertical bars or circles. Pie Chart This type of chart displays data as pie slices. Area Chart This type of chart displays area (e.g., percentage).
Dynamic Comparison Charts Example: Multiple Data Points At Once
The following table shows some common examples of a dynamic chart with multiple data points at once.
Table 2: Common Examples Of A Dynamic Chart With Multiple Data Points At Once Type Example Description Line Graph This type of graph displays data as horizontal lines. Number Series This type of chart displays data as vertical lines.
How To Create a Static Comparison Charts in Infographic Maker?
Every type of comparison charts has its own unique feature when it comes to creating them in infographic maker. As mentioned above, there are two types of comparison charts: static charts and dynamic charts. Let us create a simple comparison chart, which is the static type. Static charts are used for displaying only one value at a time.
Static Comparison Charts in Infographic Maker
In this section, we will discuss on how to create a simple comparison chart using static type of charts. Follow the steps below to create a simple comparison chart in infographic maker.
Step 1: Go to ‘Insert’ section of ‘Home’ tab and click on ‘Chart’ under ‘Images & Media’ group.
Step 2: You will be redirected to ‘Insert Chart’ window. From the given list of templates, select ‘Comparison’ and click on ‘OK’.
Step 3: Now you will be in ‘Select a chart type’ window. From the given options, select ‘Common comparison charts’ and click on ‘OK’.
Step 4: Now select the data from your choice (optional). This will be represented in the chart.
Step 5: Once you add the data, you will be redirected to the ‘Layout and view’ window. In this section, you can change the design and view of your comparison chart.
You can add or remove data from here itself.
Step 6: Now preview your chart by clicking on the ‘Preview’ button in the bottom-left corner. You can also download or print your chart.
That’s all! You have created a static comparison chart in infographic maker.
Make sure to explore more features and create one yourself.
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