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A simple and hacky column chart in HTML & CSS

This is a draft from two years ago, I just thought I would publish it in case it is useful for anyone. I don’t remember anything about it, not even what it was for. Feel free to use it in any way you like.

It looks like this:


#histogramcontainer {
height: 20%;
width: 10%;
position:relative; /* To make the children's percentages relative */
/* setting position="absolute" bottom="0" on the histodivs makes them all overlay each other horizontally */
/* */
-moz-transform:rotate(180deg);-webkit-transform:rotate(180deg); -ms-transform:rotate(180deg);
div.histogrambar {
div#histogrambar_a {height: 20%; margin-left: 1%;}
div#histogrambar_b {height: 10%; margin-left: 1%;}
div#histogrambar_c {height: 40%; margin-left: 1%;}
div#histogrambar_d {height: 100%; margin-left: 1%;}
div#histogrambar_e {height: 30%;}
<div id="histogramcontainer">
<div class="histogrambar" id="histogrambar_e"></div>
<div class="histogrambar" id="histogrambar_d"></div>
<div class="histogrambar" id="histogrambar_c"></div>
<div class="histogrambar" id="histogrambar_b"></div>
<div class="histogrambar" id="histogrambar_a"></div>