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Highlight the last bar of a stack bar chart

I have the following stack bar chart where the last bar comes from a different pandas dataframe. I now want to highlight the last bar since to emphasize the fact that its data comes from a different dataframe.

How do I do this? Thanks in advance for any helps.

Hi @chainster_mike,

One thing you could do is to draw a thick colored border around the bars all the way to the right. Something like:

import plotly.graph_objs as go
from plotly.offline import iplot, init_notebook_mode

trace1 = go.Bar(
    x=['giraffes', 'orangutans', 'monkeys'],
    y=[20, 14, 23],
    name='SF Zoo'
trace2 = go.Bar(
    x=['giraffes', 'orangutans', 'monkeys'],
    y=[12, 18, 29],
    name='LA Zoo'

data = [trace1, trace2]
layout = go.Layout(

# Draw border around last bars
for bar in data:
    bar.marker.line.color = 'red'
    bar.marker.line.width = [0, 0, 4]
fig = go.Figure(data=data, layout=layout)

Hope that helps!

Thank you! This is exactly what I wanted.

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