Use Sparklines for Quick Data Visualizations in Google Sheets

I’ve been working to learn more about analyzing data in Google Sheets and wanted to mention Sparklines. Edward Tufte is generally credited with having first invented Sparkilnes. He described them as,  “data-intense, design-simple, word-sized graphics.” Google has implemented them in Google Sheets so they can be embedded in any cell of a sheet. Learn more here.

Here is an example of a stacked bar chart, kind of like a pie chart that fits in a linear space:

Each of the four charts was made a little snippet of code that looks like =sparkline(D$5:G$5,{C$26:D$28})

Pretty easy, right?

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