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Configuring Bar Chart Styles

This chart group includes Bar chart styles, Histogram chart styles, and Multiple Metrics chart style. These chart styles are supported by most all data sources. You can configure the defaults for all bar chart styles at the level of your data sources. To configure your charts, see the following:

To configure Bar charts settings

  • The Bars chart group includes the following:
  • Plain: Based on 1 metric and 1 attribute
  • Clustered: Based on 1 metric and 2 attributes
  • Stacked: Based on 1 metric and 2 attributes)
  • 100% Stacked: Based on 1 metric and 2 attributes
  1. Navigate to the data source of your choice.
  2. Select the Charts tab.
  3. Select the Bars chart style.
  4. Configure the settings as follows:
    Group - select the attribute.
    Group Limit -  specify the number of attribute items that you want displayed on the chart.
    Group Sort - select a metric/attribute by which the attribute items are sorted. You can also select the sorting order.
    Sub-Group - select the attribute to group the other attributes by. You can also select the sorting order.
    Sub-Group Limit -  specify the number of attribute items to be displayed for each attribute that you have selected in the Sub-Group list.
    Sub-Group Color Palette - select the palette and enable the legend if needed.
    Sub-Group Sort - select a metric or the attribute by which the attribute items, you have selected in the Sub-Group list , will be sorted. Select the sorting order.
    Metric - select the metric by which you want to analyze the selected attribute.
    Bar Color - select the metric that will be denoted by the bar color. Enable the legend if required and select the palette.
  5. Specify the chart name and add a description if desired.
  6. Select Save.

To configure Histogram chart settings

This chart style is based on one metric and one attribute. Histogram chart styles are not available for the following sources: Cloudera Search, MongoDB, Upload API, and Fusion. It is supported by Solr v5.2 and higher.

  1. Navigate to the data source of your choice.
  2. Select the Charts tab.
  3. Select the Histogram chart style.
  4. Configure the settings as follows:
  5. Group by - select the attribute. For example, you want to view the data on your chart grouped by the Sales attribute.
    Number of bars:
    • Auto - if you select this option, the bins for all your data set will be built and corresponding bars will be displayed.
    • Limit to - specify the number of bars to be displayed on your chart.
    • Bar interval - specify the bar interval for your chart.
  6. Axis values:
    • Absolute - select this option if you want to see the exact values.
    • Relative - select this option if you want to see the values in %.
  7. Show Cumulative Line - select this checkbox if you want the cumulative line to be displayed on your chart. Bars Color - select the color for the bars on your chart. Bins Color - select the color for cumulative line.
  8. Specify the chart name and add a description if desired.
  9. Select Save.

To configure Multiple Metrics chart settings

The Multiple Metrics chart type is based on multiple metrics and one attribute.

  1. Navigate to the data source of your choice.
  2. Select the Charts tab.
  3. Select the Multiple Metrics chart style.
  4. Configure the settings as follows:
  5. Group by - select the attribute. For example, you want to view the data on your chart grouped by the Income Bracket attribute.
    Group by limit - specify the number of attribute items that you want to be displayed on the chart. For example, you have up to 25 ranges of customer income (items), but want to view only 5 of them.
    Group by Sort - select a metric or the attribute by which the attribute items, you have selected to group by, will be sorted. Select the sorting type.
    Enable the legend and select color palette for your chart.
    Bar height - select the metric to be denoted by the car height.

  6. Specify the name of the chart and add the description.
  7. Select Save to make your changes.

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