Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015     Views: 1

ACS style recommends to use color for these figures: graph, bar graph, and pie chart. However, if bar graph and pie chart can differentiate each item with distinct grayscale shades, ACS style recommends to use distinct grayscale shades.  Also, when you use line graph, ACS style prefers to use lines with a variety of dash styles in line graph, not different color. 

Related Topics

Contact Us

The Learning Commons

140 William T. Jerome Library
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: 419-372-2823
Fax: 419-372-2458