Best Practice Guide
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Title and Subtitle describe the chart
Plot Area is where the data elements of the visualization are displayed
Legend shows what kind of data is represented in the chart this can include series names and color scales
Series are sets of metrics. A chart can have one or more series
Numeric axis displays values for the metric
Categorical axis displays dimensional values such as item names or dates.
Axis labels are words or numbers that mark the different portions of the axis
Axis titles are words that describe the entire axis
Gridlines are horizontal or vertical lines that extend from the axis ticks
Data labels identify individual data points
Marker is a symbol used to indicate the series when multiple series are being used