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Re: Bar chart with empty data


From: Clark, Michelle - NRCS, Washington, DC
Date: Jan 20, 2015 6:14AM

Would it be appropriate to do a lable with the indication that there is no data for the period?


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Sent: Monday, January 19, 2015 5:04 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] Bar chart with empty data


We have a publication that features the same bar chart every week, but with different data.

If no data exists for the week, the chart is empty and it looks like the one at:

From a usability perspective, should we be posting a bar chart with no data in it?

Our client would like to post the chart mainly to be consistent with previous (and future) weeks.

Any thoughts are appreciated.

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