Definition

Bar in bar charts are exactly as described. Essentially a way of comparing measures against each other in a bar chart format.

Videos

Guess who? Yep! Andy Kriebel comes up trumps again.

Blog posts

decisivedata.net posted a nice, clear overview here:

http://www.decisivedata.net/blog/building-bullet-chart-tableau/

The blog post from Andy Kriebel to partner his video is listed here:

http://www.vizwiz.com/2015/02/bar-in-bar.html

Example workbooks

The Information Lab shared this workbook on Tableau Public, with one tab ‘Bar in bar – using single axis’ demonstrating this chart type well:

https://public.tableau.com/profile/the.information.lab2837#!/vizhome/Multipleseriesexamples/Twoseriesoneaxis

The second example is yet another #MakeoverMonday submission, this time from Sean Miller, with bar in bar charts used on the second story point.

https://public.tableau.com/views/StatusofWomen/IWD2016DataDare?:embed=y&:display_count=yes&:showTabs=y&:showVizHome=no

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