Bar Size Range

To change the range of widths for bars, navigate to the Marks menu, and change the values in the Bar size range option. The first number is the minimum width, and the second number is the maximum width.

bar size range

For example, compare the relative widths of the bars in the following two graphs. Note that the wider setting allows enough space to label each bar element.

Two charts showing the same global population data, with sum(population on Y axis, and year on X axis. Left bar graph with Bar Size Range 6-30, right bar graph with Bar Size Range 6-10
Comparing Bar Charts with Width 6-30 (on the left) and Width 6-10 (on the right)