I was wondering if creating "bullet gauges" is possible in any LaTeX package, but I didnĀ“t find any.

In other question @Jake answered me with a solution for simple graphs in Is there any package to create bullet gauge graphs?

I want to talk to somebody about this, because I think that it's a good contribution to LaTeX, and I'd like to invite to consider creating this kind of graphs as a new addition in the future, I think the use of this kind of graphs is increasing.

You can see bullet gauge original directives here, Stephen Few is the creator of this kind of graph:


Here you can see with more data:


In the version 9 of Mathematica, thee are a lot of options like you can see here:

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I think that it may be useful reading data from files.

  • Probably this link: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/117314/… will be suitable for you. – Przemysław Scherwentke Jun 18 '13 at 5:40
  • @Prxzemyslaw-scherwentke Yes, but I was suggested to split an comment in two independent questions. That´s the reason because I answer here. – Mika Ike Jun 18 '13 at 5:43
  • @MikaIke: actually, you're allowed to post links to other site's questions/answers, but as Martin said you it is better to not use here. You might consider to copy and paste the url and in this way the title will automatically appear ad percusse did a minute ago. – Claudio Fiandrino Jun 18 '13 at 6:51