Annotated scatterplot with equality line
- Line-charts imply that data is continuously changing. If your data is discrete you might consider a bar-chart instead.
- When using colours to portray data values or types, ensure that the colors used are accessible to all users. Online tools such as ColorBrewer (www.colorbrewer.org) can help identify issues with colours used.
- Some combination charts, such as bar and line charts, can be created in standard applications such as Excel (using more than one axis). Others can be combined by saving visualisations as image files and combining in an image editor.
- Scatterplots can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel.