How to Make an Animated Donut Chart in R
There are “better” ways to show proportions over time, but sometimes you just want an animated donut.
The donut chart is not the most perceptually efficient chart. Although it might be a smidge better than its pied cousin. But if you’re making a donut chart and then animating it to show changes over time, I don’t think you’re chasing perceptual efficiency.
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