So yesterday I published a blog on how to create a Tadpole Chart. And there was some great feedback and some great debate over the usability both on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
However, one tweet thread with Tableau Ambassador Christina Gorga and Data Viz Wizard Steve Wexler was particularly interesting
As much as I like the aesthetic appeal of the comet and tadpole, an arrow chart is now my first choice. The comet doesn’t work well if the two values are close together.
— Steve Wexler (@DataRevelations) October 3, 2022
After reading this, I felt somewhat foolish.
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