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Different chart types

There are seven chart types to choose from when editing a chart:

Bar
Pie
Line
Area
XY
Gauge
Table

 

Each chart type has specific options that can be set by clicking on the Options menu.

 

Bar chart

A bar chart supports up to two dimensions and any number of measures.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Labels

Show/hide value labels for each bar.


Vertical and Horizontal bars

Alternate between a vertical and a horizontal bar.


Grouping

  • Side by side
  • Stacked
  • Percentage

Theme

Specify color theme overriding page theme for this chart.

 

Pie chart

A pie chart supports up to three dimensions and uses the first measure.

Note: Pie chart labels will be dropped if they do not fit within their pie slice.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Labels

There are several different label alternatives for your pie chart.


Theme

Specify color theme overriding page theme for this chart.

 

Line chart

A line chart requires a time dimension as the first dimension and supports up to three additional dimensions. Any number of measures can be used.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Set ideal burndown

Set an ideal burndown line for your chart.


Theme

Specify color theme overriding page theme for this chart.

 

Area chart

An area chart requires a time dimension as the first dimension and supports up to three additional dimensions. Any number of measures can be used.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Cumulative

The Cumulative option allows you to stack graphs onto each other.


Set ideal burndown

Set an ideal burndown line for your chart.


Theme

Specify color theme overriding page theme for this chart.

 

XY chart

A XY chart requires two measures. The first is used as the X axis, the second as the Y axis. Up to three dimensions can be used.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Theme

Specify color theme overriding page theme for this chart.

 

Gauge chart

A gauge requires one measure. Additional measures are ignored. If one or more dimensions are specified the value from the first row (when viewed as a table) is used by the gauge. You can use dimensions filters to control what exact value a gauge operates on.

Legend

Show/hide the variable names included in your chart.


Color bounds

Specify when the gauge light changes color.

 

 Table chart

A table supports up to three dimensions and any number of measures.

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