is an option to BarChart and related functions that specifies the origin placement for bars.


  • Possible settings include Bottom, Top, Left, and Right. For 3D charts, Front and Back are also possible.
  • BarOrigin specifies from which edge or face of a chart bars or similar constructs grow.


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Basic Examples  (2)

Change the bar origin:

Change the bar origin in three dimensions:

Applications  (2)

Create a bilateral bar chart:

Use positive and negative values to encode export and import:

Create a bar chart of the frequency of characters in the Declaration of Independence:

Introduced in 2008