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Data Visualization

Learn about best practices and tools to visualize data using charts and maps.

Refining a Visualization


Color & Visual Elements

How to Use Color

Picking Colors

Learn by Example

Bad to Good

Chart Makeovers show how poor visualizations could have been done right:

Bad Examples from Scientific Literature

Bad Examples (User-Contributed)