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Setting "base" in barplot does not work

Hello I have the following problem

When trying to set a “base” in a barplot i.e I want bar k span between value i and j
but all I get is that bar k span from the start of the bar with lowest base…

To exemplify, here is my example data

Event               Finish                Start   Unit

0 Active 2010-01-01 15:00:00 2010-01-01 01:00:00 Unit1
1 Active 2010-01-01 16:00:00 2010-01-01 05:00:00 Unit2
2 Active 2010-01-01 17:00:00 2010-01-01 07:00:00 Unit3

bar 0 span from start0 to finish0, no problem
bar 1 span from start0 to finish1, problem

The purpose is to make something similar to a gantt scheme and I’ve tried create_gantt from figure factory
but it did not quite fulfilled my demands.

The following code is used to reproduce the problem and are an part of a larger code but enough for reproduce…

Thank you!

import dash
import dash_core_components as dcc
import dash_html_components as html
import plotly.graph_objs as go
import pandas as pd

#simulated active
unit = [‘Unit1’,‘Unit2’,‘Unit3’]
event = [‘Active’,‘Active’,‘Active’]
start = [‘2010-01-01 01:00:00’,‘2010-01-01 05:00:00’,‘2010-01-01 07:00:00’]
finish = [‘2010-01-01 15:00:00’,‘2010-01-01 16:00:00’,‘2010-01-01 17:00:00’]
df_active = pd.DataFrame({‘Unit’:unit,‘Start’:start,‘Finish’:finish,‘Event’:event})

print df_base


for i in range(len(df_base)):

trace0 = go.Bar(
orientation = 'h',
name='task active',
hoverinfo = "text",
text = 'start'+' '+df_base['Start'].loc[i]



data = traces

app = dash.Dash()

app.layout = html.Div(


if name == ‘main’: