This article describes how to create a column chart using a categorical/nominal variable as the data source. It will result in a column chart such as this:
To create a column chart using a variable, you will need a data set loaded into Displayr that contains a single response variable structured as a Nominal - Mutually exclusive categories.
1. Go to Visualization > Column > Column.
2. Under Inputs > DATA SOURCE > Variables in 'Data' select the variable you want to use in your chart (in the above example, an age category variable was used).
3. Click Calculate and/or ensure Automatic is checked.
As an alternative to point 2, above, you can drag a variable from the Data Sets tree on the left into the Variables in 'Data' box.