8.1 Deciding which graphics to include
As you review your research and begin to think about possible visuals to include in your report, the first step is to consider which graphics are most appropriate given the data you wish to convey. The table below provides some general guidelines on the kind of graphic most suitable given the type of information.
|Information to Convey||Visual Type|
|Numbers, percentages, categories||Tables, charts|
|Chronological or prioritized lists||Numbered lists|
|Non-chronological lists||Bulleted lists|
Chapter Attribution Information
This chapter was derived by Annemarie Hamlin, Chris Rubio, and Michele DeSilva, Central Oregon Community College, from Online Technical Writing by David McMurrey – CC: BY 4.0