Cédric Scherer

Data Visualization & Information Design

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Data Visualization Designer, Consultant and Instructor for Engaging and Effective Graphical Storytelling.

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Yet Another How-to on Labelling Bar Graphs in ggplot2

Yes, I have written about creating bar charts with ggplot2 before. As one of the most common chart types, creating bar charts is a task that thousands of people likely face every day. This time we discuss approaches to place the category labels above the bars.

A Quick How-to on Labelling Bar Graphs in ggplot2

Bar charts are likely the most common chart type out there and come in several varieties. Most notably, direct labels can increase accessibility of a bar graph. I got a request how one can add percentage labels inside the bars and how to highlight specific bars with {ggplot2}. This short tutorial shows you multiple ways how to do so.