Math Worksheet Generator

All of a sudden, children are out of school and classes have moved to an online format. This is likely unfamiliar territory for kids and their parents. Instead of practice worksheets that would be handed out in class, parents have to figure out how to support their...

Creating area graphs with Charticulator; March 17, 2020

What can you do if you want to create a chart but the values you have differ by an order of magnitude or more? If you use the standard column or bar graph, you risk the smaller values being virtually invisible because the chart is scaled to show the large values. In...

Creating non-standard shapes; March 3, 2020

In a previous newsletter I showed how using semi-transparent shapes to show categories or groups of items can help explain a complex diagram or image. In the example, I used rectangles because the groups of items were located neatly beside each other. What if the...

Scaling values for related data series; Issue #458 February 18 2020

It is not uncommon that to communicate a message you need to show two or three related data series. It is relatively easy to create a single graph that has all the data series shown. The challenge comes when you have values in the data series that are different by an...

Test slides when using video wall; Issue #457 February 4 2020

As more conference rooms move from using projectors to using monitors to display presentations, an issue is coming up in larger rooms. While a single large monitor will work in a small to medium sized room, it is too small for a medium to large sized room. To create a...