Span Chart
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Span Chart

span chart

Description

Also known as Range Bar/Column Graph, Floating Bar Graph, Difference Graph, High-Low Graph.

A chart used to display dataset ranges between a minimum value and a maximum value. It's ideal for comparing ranges, typically categorised ranges.

Span Charts focus the reader on only the extreme values and give no information on the values in between the minimum and maximum values or on averages or data distribution.



Functions

Comparisons
Range




Anatomy

span chart







Tools to Generate Visualisation

AnyChart D3, Arpit Narechania's Block ZingChart