Colorblind Visuals

Right now, most Domo chart visuals are differentiated by color, however we have colorblind team members. The addition of patterns, further animation, or other innovative ways of discerning differences in data would be a helpful development. 

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  • tc
    tc 🟡

    Seems like this might be a duplication of, or Visa Versa.

  • tc
    tc 🟡

    The only thing I would say is this should be optional and for implementation sake could be done the same was as the color selection in the chart options so theoretically you could have di-color (black and white) but different patterns.  Again for implementation sake and user experience, I would expect it to be a selection right next to the color so that any give value or series would show both options.

  • @product_John let us know if these are duplicate ideas per @tc comment.



  • @product_JohnThey kinda are. Mine was narrower (just bar charts), but adding patterns as option applies to all types of visuals.

  • Yes, duplicate request.  Thanks for pointing this out @tc and @SLaczny

  • Good point. When we designed the color palette for Domo we did take this into consideration so you should see a pretty distinct difference if you render it on a gray scale monitor. The additon of pattern as a display option has not really been researched yet. I will add it to the backlog for more research.

    Thanks for the suggestion.


  • SEC
    SEC 🟠

    I know this sounds like it was resolved using the grey palette, but it would still be great to have the option of patterns.  I've used that in a one bar projection to use to distinguish between actual and projected when using the last value projection.  I have a use case where I'd like to have patterns as an option for one series of bars, but my only options are colors.  Since it is already out there for last value, could this also be added to the color selections?

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