Category Archives: Microtext

Visualizing with Text: Endorsements and more examples

Thanks everyone who’s bought a copy of Visualizing with Text. I hope you’re enjoying it. I’m really appreciate some of the examples I’m seeing in the wild. Here’s some fantastic examples from Georgios Karamanis. I like the shifted + bold … Continue reading

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Designing a Book Cover (or the long history of text on paths)

Note: I will be speaking at the Data Visualization Society (DVS) Fireside Chat on Typography for Data Visualization on Wednesday June 24th. After two years, my book Visualizing with Text is getting close to publication. Finally, it is time to … Continue reading

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Bertin extended to text (pt 2)

Bertin created a hundred visualization variants of a dataset. I created a dozen more: all text-based. Continue reading

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Microtext Line Charts: Sample Code

I’ve presented Microtext Line Charts a number of times. There is a lot of interest and a lot of questions. Questions are generally two flavors. How do you implement this? What happens if: there are more data points in the … Continue reading

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Microtext Line Charts

Sometimes a line chart needs to display a lot of lines. Instead of splitting into a grid of charts, consider replacing the lines with text. Continue reading

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