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pgfplots bar plot: spacing inbetween bars

How can I increase the spacing between the bars in a bar plot from pgfplots? \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{...
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pgfplots using strings *from data table* as x axis labels in bar chart

I've seen some of the other threads on using strings as x axis labels, but nothing that fits my situation. I'm trying to create a bar chart from a CSV file. I can do it so long as everything in the ...
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How to draw Bar & Pie Chart

I'm want to include two graphs mentioned below in a document. I'm able to draw pie charts using pgf-pie. Is there any package which is capable of generating BAR & PIE Chart both? [Also which ...
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Grouped bar chart

I'm trying to construct a grouped bar chart and have three questions I can't seem to find the answer to: 1) How do I modify the spacings between the groups? Or at least make sure that no bars are ...
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Disable scientific notation for Y-axis and data in pgfplots?

I've been trying to figure out how to change the chart from scientific notation to just show the 5 digit numbers. I've tried scale and scale ticks with not success. How can I change the y-axis and ...
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pgfplots, bar graph, axis distance

I have a following chart, and I am trying to decrease the distance between the x-axis ticks FCC and Beta pi. Any suggestions on how to reduce this? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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McKinsey curve in pgfplots (creating continuous cost curves)

I'm trying to recreate the Mckinsey curve in pgfplots: I'm not sure I understand how to control the \addplot with bar graphs completely (how to make each bar graph stand next to each other using ...
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Is it possible to create a barchart in a table?

I'm using booktabs to display some profiling data. I would like to add bars to each row to visually indicate the quantities in one column. I would like to use a table instead of a barchart since ...
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Bar chart given minimum and maximum values

I want to create a bar chart that looks like the one in the picture. For each x value I have the minimum and maximum value that represent the height that each bar should have. My problem though is: ...
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pgfplot xbar legend ordering

when I am drawing a xbar chart, I have troubles with the legend entries. They appear to have the opposite ordering as I suppose they should have. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[xbar] \addplot ...
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Lining up angled tick labels on a pgfplots bar plot

I'm trying to produce a bar chart for publication with math text in the tick labels. The most readable layout would be to angle them, but when I do they clash with the axis and are difficult to relate ...
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grouped bar chart with pgfplots

I am trying to create a grouped bar chart with pgfplots, like this one: but I can't put the values over the bars, like this one: My code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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Different color for individual bar in bar chart & adding bar labels

Please consider the following MWE. There are three things I would like to do: Individual colouring For the last element ("not rejected") I would like to fill the bar with another color (e.g. orange)...
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Histogram: different color for each bar

I have the following code. \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \definecolor{...
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How to do a shift/offset of ycomb or ybar **in y-direction** without stacking in pgfplots?

I am looking for a way to shift the reference bars in an XRD plot in order to be able to compare two or more plots in the same axis environment but have the references only where they apply. This ...
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pgfplots need help with complicated stacked bar chart using selected rows from data table

I'm trying to recreate this bar chart from the data table found in the MWE below. It involves doing a couple things that I can't figure out: stack positive and negative bars on the same axis, ...
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Two plots, change bar plot reference system only

TL;DR How can I make a horizontal bar plot with the origin on the right? I wanted to combine several plots in a unique figure. I have a custom scatter plot, and I want to overlay it on top of a bar ...
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Help with a simple bar plot

I have some data in a table; the first column has some names; the second column associates a "category" to each name, and the third column associates a "section" to each name. All entries are ...
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Two-sided bar chart

I strive to make a bar chart displaying opinions for and against different topics. I tried to do this with pgfplots starting from bar and interval bar charts. Bars to both sides can be archived ...
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How to draw Latex multiple bar chart with error bar

Can someone help me with putting error bars on multiple bar graphs. This is what I currently have and it doesn't look any good, so far :( \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ x tick label ...
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Annotate grouped bar plot

I'm trying to draw a grouped bar plot, but with added dots "on top" to signify outliers in the results. Currently I have: \begin{figure}[] \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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Zero space between bars in pgfplots bar graph

I want to draw a bar graph with the bars touching, like in a histogram, using pgfplots. This is basically what I'm aiming for: That plot is generated with this code: \documentclass{article} \...
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Adding horizontal lines to pgfplots bar

I am using a pgfplots stacked bar to display the aggregated energy demand of a houshold and the associated price. When the energy demand exceeds a certain threshold, than a higher price has to be paid....
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Use math equation as bchart label

I used bchart to generate a chart, it worked well in almost case, however I have to put a math equation into bar label but it is unable to compile. My document worked well \documentclass[varwidth=...
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Filling the bars in stacked bar plots with hash or dot points

I was looking for a way to fill the bars in bar plots or stacked bar plots with hashes or dots (something like the following figure). Since it took me a long time to figure it out how to do it, I ...
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plotting a line in a barchart

Problem: line stops at given coordinates, ymax is not obeyed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,top=2cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[table,usenames,...
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Single stacked bar, values and legend

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \pgfplotsset{testbar/.style={ title=strookdiagram sporten, xbar stacked, width=10cm, axis y line*= none, axis x line*= bottom, ...
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X-Bar plot with intervall (a,b) rather than (0,a)

When one makes a xbar plot using pgfplots, the bar always goes from 0 to the requested coordinate. For example (p. 78 in pgfplots manual): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{...
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pgfplots: Aligning multiple bars and marks horizontally along symbolic X-axis

I want to plot average values of some measure as bar charts with error bars and its maximal values as marks above the bars. I use two separate plots for that now. The problem is aligning marks with ...
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How can I get a stacked bar with single values and sum on the side

Based on this question I was able to put partial and total values on my bar plot. My bars have some really small values though and it is impossible to fit the numbers in some ranges. I would like to ...
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How to compute an histogram (plot bars) binning the values from a .csv using TeX?

I've a .csv with a column of acquired measures. I would like to make the histogram bins using TeX from the measures distribution so I have to create the bins first. I haven't found any reference to ...
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Enlarge distance between bars

I want to create a bar chart. The bins are extremely close to each other, how can I increase the distance between the bars to let the labels on top of it stand a bit free and don't overlap anymore. ...
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axis lable in millions/thousands

I have a simple barchart, on the y axis i have values which are displayed full written (e.g. 5'000'000). I dont want to change the orginal data but change the y-axis lable into a fullwritten value e.g....
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plot legend : increase its area

So my question in general is what is the method to change the precise area of the rectangle used in pgf plots? Yes, to make it larger ... MWE: a typical bar chart \documentclass{standalone}\...
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How can I get a stacked bar with single values and sum on top.

I have a stacked pgfplot like this: But I want the single values inside the bars and the total sum on top of the bar (this graphic is 'handmade'): How can I get this result? My attempt up to now:...
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Stacked bar-plot: display total value

Is there a way to make pgfplots display only the total value of a stacked bar-plot? With nodes near coords, all segment-values are shown: I'm only interested in the sum of the stacks, though. ...
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How to make a pgfplots stacked xbar plot with bar-“explicit meta” labels computed from input table data

I am making a pgfplots stacked xbar plot where each bar has a distinct label, in addition to a numeric bar length. Each pair of bars also has a common label. I would like to mark each bar with its ...
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Horizontal bar-charts in PGFPlots: “point meta” messes with alignment

I'm drawing a rather unusual bar-chart to display the results of a small survey. The axis of the chart extends in both the negative and the positive domain. However, there is no zero and all values ...
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pgfplots: change order of barplots

When one has more then one barplot in one pgfplots axis like in the following example then the red plot at the top of the code ends up as the bottom bar of the plot. I do find this confusing -- ...
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Using PGFPLOTS to make vertical barchart with labels from data file

I have a version of this working with LaTeX Writer and PGFPLOTS 1.5.1 on my iPad. Moving over to Linux and TeXLive 2013 with PGFPLOTS 1.10 sees the Y AXIS LABELS disappear after the first. The bars ...
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colour each x co-ordinate with a different colour in a bar plot in pgfplot

I want to cycle colours for each x co-ordinate in a bar plot. Is it possible? For instance, in this example I want each metric to appear in a different colour. This question Colors and legend in ...
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How to customize Tikz Gantt chart

I am trying to find a way to obtain the following using tikz (actually using pgfgantt): The code I have so far is: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfgantt} \begin{document} \begin{...
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stacking negative value for ybar

I would like my ybars to be stacked the same way positively than negatively. It works for positive values but not for negative ones. On the given example, ThirdCol should be stacked negatively. Any ...
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Barplot: alternating colors, bars side by side

I'd like to have a barplot with bars side-by-side and with alternating colors. It should look like the ouput of the code below, just with alternating bar colors. (Got the idea from here) \...
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Hide y labels in pgfplots, and make coordinates fit inside of the pdfplot box

I want to compare time spent on different simulation with bars from a pgfplot that show my simulation time. Here is the code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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pgfplots: Positioning “node near coord” at the bottom of the bar

I would like to position nodes near coords at the bottom of the corresponding bar, right by the X axis. Here's what I've got now: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{...
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pgfplots: Clipping Everything Outside a Specific Area

I want to add information to each column of a histogram. every node near coord is probably the best approach. It works well with bar plots but not with the histogram: \documentclass{article} \...
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pgfplots stacked bar chart with markers

I have a stacked bar chart. I would like to add markers to the chart in some values. I am trying to create something like in the stacked bar chart. Is it possible to add markers instead of another ...
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Adjusting width of ybar interval separator to width of histogram bars

I have an array of numbers for which I want to create a histogram for the first 22 entries. I want to show both the first few entries of the array as a bar plot as well as the histogram in two ...
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PGFplot histogram using multiple barplots

I'am trying to create a colored histogram using barplots using the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ybar, ymin=0, bar width=0.2cm, axis x line*=left, nodes near coords=\rotatebox{90}{\...