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How do I make a frequency-density (unequal bin width) histogram? [closed]

asked 2013-07-02 03:50:52 +0200

endolith gravatar image

updated 2014-08-25 02:43:37 +0200

oweng gravatar image

For instance:

frequency-density histogram

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answered 2014-07-18 05:58:32 +0200

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updated 2016-03-03 19:03:46 +0200

It only appears possible to make a frequency-density histogram via workaround i.e., by repeating data rows as often as required to obtain the necessary bin width. This does require an underlying unit that all bin widths can be wholly divided by. Given the Wikipedia example this result is possible in Calc:

Frequency-density histogram

Source ODS here.

EDIT: Updated chart and file so that Category (X-axis) values are clearer. Related emhancement request is tdf#81530.

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Yes, this seems the be the only clunky workaround so far. Hopefully this feature is added in the future: https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/s...

endolith gravatar imageendolith ( 2016-04-08 16:27:32 +0200 )edit

answered 2013-07-02 11:22:33 +0200

mahfiaz gravatar image

AFAIK closest what you can get is using XY plotted line with data such as this:

1 1

2 1

2 2

3 2

3 5

5 5

I hope somebody can prove me wrong.

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