[R] ThinkCell type waterfall charts in R?

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Tue Feb 3 11:10:16 CET 2009

Kerstin wrote:
> Hi all,
> with PowerPoint and ThinkCell one can draw something they call 
> waterfall chart and it looks like this:
> http://www.think-cell.com/products/images/waterfall.gif
> I found discussions on waterfall charts in the archive of this 
> mailinglist, but unfortunately they looked totally different. Other 
> names for this type of plot seem to be bridge chart, cascade chart, 
> stair case chart, etc. but neither of them brought successful results. 
> So I decided to ask you directly on the list.
> Does anyone have an idea on how I could plot this type of chart in R?
Well Kirsten, it's a real challenge trying to find something that you 
_can't_ plot in R. Perhaps if you sent some data to the mailing list and 
a description of how the various counts (?) are related to one another, 
some R-nut may reply with what you want.


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