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An on-line library for creating different chart types in Tableau
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Lollipop is another version of tadpole chart that takes its name from similarity to a lollipop. The only difference of tadpole and lollipop chart is that lollipop chart uses length/height from the baseline while tadpole chart does not.
Building a Lollipop Chart
Opening the Lollipop Dataset
to Rows. Select Dual Axis and don't forget to synchronize
On Marks card of the first
, choose Bar
You should now have a Lollipop chart that looks like this:
NOTE: I filtered out "Fasterners" as its circle is cut by half by X-axis.
Why & How, Storytelling with Lollipops
Target Practice: Theme and Variations on a Bullet Graph
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