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Segmented Bar Chart

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Lisa Anderson
Published on 2021-10-19
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1. Introduction

A segmented horizontal bar chart is a type of stacked bar chart. It is also called a 100% stacked bar graph because each horizon bar represents 100% of the discrete data value and all the bars are of the same length while numerical variations are indicated in percentages. As the below-segmented bar chart illustrates, the stacked bars show the relative percentage of multiple data series, and the total of each stacked bar is always 100%. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that each bar represents 100% while constructing a segmented bar chart. 

Alternatively, it will become a simple stacked bar chart. You can use EdrawMax Online to create the segmented bar charts for your projects as the free bar chart maker offers free symbols and templates that ease down your efforts in creating the diagrams.

2. What is Segmented Bar Chart

A segmented bar chart is a form of a chart that visualizes the distribution of categorical data by using segmented bars that sum up to 100%.

3. How to Create a Segmented Bar Chart

Creating a chart in EdrawMax is pretty simple. The free chart maker has several features, like directly importing the data from the .csv file or creating one from scratch using free templates.

Step 1: Login EdrawMax
Log in EdrawMax using your registered email address. If this is your first time accessing the tool, you can create your personalized account from your personal or professional email address.

Step 2: Choose a template
EdrawMax Online comes with hundreds of free chart templates. Select a pre-designed template from the product based on your preference or need by selecting the "Graph and Chart" on the left navigation pane. It will open up several chart types. Alternatively, press "+" in EdrawMax Online canvas to create a card from scratch.

Step 3: Customize the diagram
Customize your chart by changing the symbols and shapes as required. With the easy drag-and-drop feature of EdrawMax Online, you can use all the relative elements from libraries.

Step 4: Export & Share
Once your chart is completed, you can share it amongst your colleagues or clients using the easy export and share option. You can export a chart in multiple formats, like Graphics, JPEG, PDF, or HTML. Also, you can share the designs on different social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Line.
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