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Re: Orientation of BarChart labels

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg35188] Re: [mg35185] Orientation of BarChart labels
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 01:37:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In a message dated 6/28/02 3:13:25 AM, mark.coleman at dri-wefa.com writes:

>I am creating bar charts for values that have fairly long names. The default
>BarLabels option depicts the labels horizontally, causing the labels to
>over run eachother and make the chart unreadable. Is there a way to alter
>the orientation of the bar labels to veritical?

Alternatively you could rotate the bars.

Needs["Graphics`Graphics`"];

BarChart[{1,3,4,5,2,3},{3,6,4,3},
    BarOrientation->Horizontal,
    BarLabels->Table["These have long names "<>ToString[k],{k,6}],
    ImageSize->450];



Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA


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