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3D Column/Bar Charts

We sometimes use the generic term of bar charts to refer to charts with either vertical columns or horizontal bars. They are single or multi-series, with multiple series grouped or stacked. Use the 3DBars search keyword to locate all chart templates referenced here.

Simple Bars

Single-series 2D/3D column or bar charts are represented by three vertical columns or horizontal bars using the same color:

Variable Column/Bar Charts

Variable bars are single-series 2D/3D column or bar charts, using a different color for each vertical column or horizontal bar:

Range Bars

Range bar charts show, by vertical columns or horizontal bars using the same color, the difference interval between two values:

Grouped Column/Bar Charts

Multi-series 2D/3D column or bar charts have vertical columns or horizontal bars using a different color for each series:

Overlapping Bars

Unlike the grouped bar charts, the vertical columns or horizontal bars of each series are displayed on a separate row, in 3D, one behind the other:

Stacked Bars

Unlike the grouped bar charts, the vertical columns or horizontal bars of each series are displayed on top of the previous series’ columns or bars:

Fully Stacked Bars

In stacked bars, the sum on each bar may be normalized, to occupy the full vertical or horizontal area, in which case they are called fully stacked, or 100% stacked:

Centered Stacked Bars

Two series may be displayed on either side of the X or Y axis with regular vertical columns or horizontal bars. They look both centered and stacked, because for each series’ value there is a mirrored value on the other side: