Callout Lines

Lisa Charlotte Rost shows different sorts of callout lines and how they can affect the way a person views your chart:

After Defne’s awesome monster Weekly Charts in the last 14 days (here’s number 1, here’s number 2), this weeks’ Weekly Chart keeps it small. Today we launched callout lines for our locator maps (they are lines connecting marker and label), and I wrote a few words about how to create them and when – so I will simply refer you to this announcement blog post and explain the importance of our new feature with this map:

In moderation, they can be quite useful for indicating and explaining important but subtle points you’d like to make.

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