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Picture Graphs

How does a visualization affect the perception of your chart by the audience? How to make a perfect diagram from the point of perception? The answer to all these questions lies in the use of a fact that a person thinks by images and actively constructs the visual analogies. That is why the use of pictures and vivid images on the charts is approved, welcomed and works quite effective for the success.

What is a Picture Graph? A Picture Graph (Image Chart, Pictorial Chart) is a type of a Bar Graph, which visualizes data and represents values in various categories using the pictures, symbols, pictograms, and clipart. Taking into consideration that the Bar Chart perfectly displays the dynamics of changes over time, the additional supplying it with pictures gives only the benefits. At the same time, you need to choose pictures and clipart according to the visual analogy, so for the chart related to the finances, it is logical to use the images of money or golden coins, when displaying data on the growth of population is usually associated with a human's clipart, etc.

Picture Graphs are a valuable visual tool, which lets one summarize and visually represent information, and statistical data. They are great in demonstrating comparisons between the categories and help people to easier perceive of complex information using pictures of graphs, to extract and to remember faster the key points.

The use of colorful and visually appealing pictures distinguishes the Picture Graphs from the run-of-the-mill Bar Charts, making them more attractive and easier to remember. And typically, they have very broad usage and enjoy popularity. Many times ago and today, they are successfully used in statistics, marketing, management, business, economics, manufacturing, and other fields.

The Picture Graphs Solution extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with the quick-start templates, samples, and a library of professionally developed vector stencils for designing attractive, colorful and remembered Picture Graphs on any thematic.


There is 1 library containing 35 objects in the Picture Graphs solution.

Design Elements — Picture Graphs

Design Elements — Picture Graphs

Examples

There are a few samples that you see on this page which were created in the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM application by using the Picture Graphs solution. Some of the solution's capabilities as well as the professional results which you can achieve are all demonstrated here on this page.

All source documents are vector graphic documents which are always available for modifying, reviewing and/or converting to many different formats, such as MS PowerPoint, PDF file, MS Visio, and many other graphic ones from the ConceptDraw Solution Park or ConceptDraw STORE. The Picture Graphs solution is available to all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users to get installed and used while working in the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software.

Template: Picture Graph

This Picture Graph template is essential assistant in drawing your own Picture Charts. Modified with help of suitable commands from the Action button menu and improved with other pictorial objects and clipart from Picture Bar Graph library, it will turn to amazing chart.

Picture Graph Template

Example 1: Picture Graph — Barrie Population

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

Pictures are easy for understanding and remembering, so they are ideal for presentation and explaining information. This Picture Graph shows the growth of population of Barrie city that is located in Central Ontario, Canada. Considered period from 1981 to 2006.

Picture Graph for Statistics

Example 2: Picture Graph — Production of Biofuels

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

This sample illustrates dynamics in production of biofuel in different countries and lets visually compare the values. This information is incredibly useful for the companies which produce oil and for those who it sell, it lets to identify the most promising regions and areas requiring development, and gives you possibility to compare at-a-glance the current performance with ones in previous years.

Picture Graph — Production of Biofuels

Example 3: Picture Graph — Peru Wheat Area and Production

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

A wheat is a minor crop in Peru, its production is limited by geography, but however is developed and the values of production grows. This sample shows two Picture Bar Graphs illustrating the area of harvested wheat and production in Peru from 2006 to 2015 years.

Picture Graph — Peru Wheat Area and Production

Example 4: Picture Graph — Average Energy Prices for Manufacturers

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

This Picture Graph sample depicts the average energy prices for manufacturers in 1998-2010, and precisely for the electricity, natural gas, coal, fuel oil and LPG. Use of picture symbols makes this statistical diagram more lively.

Picture Graph — Average Energy Prices for Manufacturers

Example 5: Unemployment Rates of Persons 25 Years Old and Over

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Picture Graphs Library from the Picture Graphs Solution. An experienced user spent 5 minutes creating this sample.

This illustrative Picture Graph demonstrates the information for the unemployment among the persons of 25 years old and over, according to their level of education. Keep the harmony between color style of your chart and used clipart, to achieve the best effect.

Unemployment Rates of Persons 25 Years Old and Over

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Picture Graph Solution for macOS X

Picture Graphs Solution for Microsoft Windows

What I Need to Get Started

After ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is installed, the Picture Graphs solution can be purchased either from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw STORE itself or from our online store. Thus, you will be able to use the Picture Graphs solution straight after.

Picture Graphs Solution - Buy

How to install

First of all, make sure that both ConceptDraw STORE and ConceptDraw DIAGRAM applications are downloaded and installed on your computer. Next, install the Picture Graphs solution from the ConceptDraw STORE to use it in the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM application.

Picture Graphs Solution - Install

Start Using

Start using the Picture Graphs solution to make the professionally looking numerical data by adding the design elements taken from the stencil libraries and editing the pre-made examples that can be found there.

Picture Graphs Solution - Start Using

How to Create a Picture Graph