Plot Value as a Bar

Sometimes it's useful to be able to plot numeric values as bars instead of points. This graph of BodyLength of individual cats, for example, might look better if each body length were a horizontal bar.

1. Click the graph so that it shows the tool sidebar.
CODAP tool sidebar

2. Click the Configure icon so that the configuration options show.
CODAP configuration options

3. There are three options. Choose Bar for Each Point.
Choose Bar for Each Point

Now each cat's body length is represented as a bar. Longer bars means longer cats!

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