Made with
ConceptDraw
DIAGRAM 14

Column Chart Template

Any bar chart can be also called as a bar graph or a column chart or graph. Being a chart or a graph that is commonly used for presenting some categorical data with the rectangular bars having their lengths or heights proportional to the values that they represent, such drawings can be made with the help of the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software. The created bars can be plotted either vertically or horizontally and any vertical bar chart can be also sometimes called as a line graph.

Making graphs can be obviously a challenge. Making them look professionally good is another challenge that can be faced with an easiness as long as there is the ConceptDraw STORE application installed on your desktop enabling to use the Bar Graphs solution. The Bar Graphs solution was developed, especially in order to make it simpler to create any needed column chart offering the templates that can be used as drafts for the unique looking drawings.

Column Chart Template Solution

A bar graph shows different comparisons among the discrete categories. One of the axises of the chart can show some specific categories that are in a process of their comparison, and the other one can represent some measured value. Some of the column graphs can present such bars that are clustered in groups of more than one. In this way, it is simpler to show those values that have more than one measured variable.

Making column chart can be a fun and entertaining process. Instead of creating the needed drawing from a scratch, you can simply make it out of the already previously made template by changing the already existing values, colours, type of chart, etc. yourself using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing application.

Column charts have a discrete domain of different categories, being usually scaled the way so that all the data can fit on the same chart. When there is no natural order for the categories that are being compared, then the columns on the chart may be arranged in any needed order. Column charts that are arranged from the highest to the lowest incidence can be still called as the “Pareto charts”. Any needed Pareto chart can be also made within the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing application.

A “Pareto chart” was named after Vilfredo Pareto being a type of chart that contains both columns and a line graph. The individual values within the previously mentioned chart are represented in descending order by columns. The cumulative total can be represented within such chart by the line.

The left vertical axis is known to be the frequency of occurrence, when the right vertical axis is simply the cumulative percentage of the total number of occurrences, total of the particular unit of measure or total cost. The left vertical axis can also be used for representing the cost or another important unit of measure.

The purpose of using the Pareto chart is to highlight the most important issues among that given set of different factors. The Pareto chart in quality control can represent the most common sources of defects, the most frequent reasons for customer complaints, the highest occurring type of defect. In 2006 Wilkinson devised an algorithm used for producing the statistically based acceptance limits for each of the columns within the Pareto chart.

Being one of the seven basic tools of quality control, the Pareto chart is one of the most commonly used column charts nowadays. The mentioned charts can be generated by many different programs and online quality charts generators, but one of the most popular ones is the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing one.


Column graphs/charts provide a visual presentation of categorical data. “Categorical data” can be a name for some grouping of data done into the discrete groups, such as months of the year, age group, animals, shoe sizes, etc. The mentioned categories are usually known to be qualitative. In any column chart, the categories are known to be appearing along the horizontal axis. The height of the column corresponds to the value of each of the categories.

Column graphs can also be used for more complex comparisons of data with the grouped column charts and stacked column charts. In any grouped column chart, for each of the categorical groups, there are two or more columns. The mentioned columns can be color-coded meaning there is an opportunity to use different colours for representing some particular grouping.

An example can be a business owner having two businesses making a grouped column chart using different colored columns in order to represent each of them. The horizontal axis of such column chart can show the months of the year as well as the vertical axis showing the revenue. Also, a stacked column chart can be used for describing the business.

The stacked bar chart stacks columns that represent different groups on top of each other. The height of the resulting column shows the combined result of all the groups, but the stacked column charts cannot be used to datasets where some of the groups have the negative values, that is why the grouped column charts can be used instead.


Free Download Column Chart Software and View All Examples

Column Chart Template *

Example 1. Column Chart Template

Grouped column graphs, same as the stacked ones, can also be known as graphs and created with the aid of the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software as well as the ConceptDraw STORE application that includes the so simple in use and so useful solution — the Bar Graphs one. Having the professionally created templates of the graphs, you can always create any needed column chart within only a very short period of time.




NINE RELATED HOW TO's:

Seating Chart Templates →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Seating Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area with extensive drawing tools, predesigned vector shapes and samples which are convenient for using as is or as seating chart templates.Seating Chart Templates *
Picture: Seating Chart Templates
Related Solution:

Pie Chart Examples and Templates →

A pie chart or a circle graph is a circular chart divided into sectors, illustrating numerical proportion. In a pie chart, the arc length of each sector and consequently its central angle and area, is proportional to the quantity it represents. Pie chart examples and templates created using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software helps you get closer with pie charts and find pie chart examples suite your needs.Pie Chart Examples and Templates *
Picture: Pie Chart Examples and Templates
Related Solution:

The Best Mac Software for Diagramming or Drawing →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful intelligent vector graphics engine that can be used to create basic diagrams including flowcharts, charts, workflows, flowcharts, organizational charts, business diagram, learn business diagrams, flow diagrams.The Best Mac Software <br>for Diagramming or Drawing *
Picture: The Best Mac Software for Diagramming or Drawing
Related Solution:

Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving. Create manufacturing and economics bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution →

Create bar charts for visualizing problem solving in manufacturing and economics using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Bar Graphs Solution from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solition Park.Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving. <br>Create manufacturing and economics bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution *
Picture: Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving. Create manufacturing and economics bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution
Related Solution:

Sales Process Flowchart. Flowchart Examples →

Process mapping helps with sharing business results and reorganizing workflow. In almost every case, after creating a sales process flowchart the steps that are redundant become obvious for a manager. It's easy to find a flowchart examples that will help in developing one for your business. This sales process flowchart consists of a sequence of steps that represent a simple sale process. Each step is shown graphically by a rectangle representing processing steps or an activity, or a diamond representing a decision. These rectangles are linked by arrows, that indicate the direction of the sales workflow. ConceptDraw Sales Flowcharts solution delivers a the full set of classical flowchart notation symbols, along with sales-related icons and pictograms.Sales Process Flowchart. <br>Flowchart Examples *
Picture: Sales Process Flowchart. Flowchart Examples
Related Solutions:

Swim Lane Diagrams →

Job duties in small companies are usually spread randomly among workers, causing lots of problems and misunderstanding. One of the ways to restore order in business processing is to create a cross-functional flowchart with swim lanes that would represent every step in production system. Another advantage of using swim lanes flowchart is that it represents not only processes, but people responsible for them. Swim lane diagram is a kind of a process flow diagram. Its special feature is that it joins the features of process flow diagrams with organizational charts. Thus, a swim lane diagram display a participant of the business process in a conjunction with general flow of the business system. A swim lane diagram is looks similar to a swimming pool's lanes. Lanes can be horizontal and vertical. The lanes are pointed out relatively to resource name, which is assigned on implementation of the given part of the business process. ConceptDraw Business Process Mapping solution delivers the ability to design develop swim lanes flowcharts using the vector graphic objects of Swim Lanes library.Swim Lane Diagrams *
Picture: Swim Lane Diagrams
Related Solution:

Chart Software for Better Presentations →

Easy charting software comes with beautiful chart templates and examples. This makes it easy to create professional charts without prior experience. Graphs and Charts Area provide a wide collection of professional looking predesigned templates, samples and ready-to-use vector stencils that will help you to draw the charts and diagrams of various types: Pie Charts, Donut Charts, Line Charts, Column Charts, Bar Charts, Pyramids, Scatter Charts, Venn Diagrams, Spider Charts, Area Charts, Divided Bar Graphs.Chart Software<br> for Better Presentations *
Picture: Chart Software for Better Presentations
Related Solution:

Electrical Engineering →

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Electrical Engineering Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best Electrical Engineering software. You have an excellent possibility to make sure this right now.Electrical Engineering *
Picture: Electrical Engineering
Related Solution:

Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving.Create space science bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution →

Bar charts represent data in different categories or groups. Create bar graphs for visual solving your scientific problems and data comparison using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Bar Graphs Solution from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solition Park.Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving.<br>Create space science bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution *
Picture: Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving.Create space science bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution
Related Solution:
ConceptDraw
DIAGRAM 14