Segmented bar chart
(2) Horizontal bar chart. The other type of bar chart you use is
a horizontal bar chart.
You would use the horizontal bar chart to
compare data for different items during the same time period.
The primary difference between a vertical column chart and a horizontal
bar chart is the use of the X- and Y-axis. The bar chart uses the Y-axis
for the data or time element and the X-axis for the scale. With this
type of chart, you can place the scale at the top or the bottom of the