How to create a GIF of your chart/map
Datawrapper does not offer an out-of-the-box solution to create a timelapse of your visualizations. However, there is a workaround to put together your own animated GIF by stitching together multiple Datawrapper visualizations.
How to create a time-lapse of maps
Even though there is no out-of-the-box solution to create an animated GIF with Datawrapper maps, you can create multiple maps with different time-stamps and stitch them together into a GIF using a free online tool like Animated GIF Maker:
You can also automate this process by making use of Datawrapper API. There are also a Python library and R package that help you use our API.
- Sex and census - GIF of choropleth maps showing the number of women for every hundred men by county over the past 2 centuries
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