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Diverging Bar Chart






Tableau Canvas Layout:




Diverging bar chart usually has two Measures on Columns and at least one Dimension on row. Two Measures could display the same field. One has the positive value while the other displays negative.

Data Set: Sample Superstore Dataset



Building a Diverging Bar Chart


Open dataset:
     Drag Profit to Columns
     Drag State to Rows. On Filter Shelf, drag Region and select South only
     Select Bar on Marks Card. Sort the chart by descending Profit
     Move Profit to Color and Text on Marks Card
You will have the following graph:




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