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Donut Charts

Donut Charts example of possible use

Donut charts simply display "stacked pie charts." Each "donut" of data is essentially a pie chart and, together, provide an easy comparison between donuts (pies). Pies are a way to segments of a whole; donuts are a way to compare the segments of many wholes.

The are a little difficult to label, however. The series example shows labeling using leader lines that does not obscure the segments of the donuts. The leader lines are a good option.

PowerFrameworks usually advocates for not border lines around segments. This is an instance where border lines are essential. The border lines around the segments define the different pies.

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Tutorial for Round/Oval Drop Shadows

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Categories: Data-Driven Charts

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