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You need to be in edit mode in order to create new chart. Click on "Edit" in top report menu to activate edit mode.

Basic tutorial

Chart in a graphic representation of various infromation and displays values of the indicators depending on user's criteria.

To add a new Chart hover over free place and click on Chart view type. The Add chart dialog box will appear.

On this page:

  1. Select type of chart by clicking on one of thumbnails. BellaDati supports various chart types:
    • Pie chart
    • Bar chart
    • Stack bar chart
    • Line chart
    • Horizontal scatter chart
    • Scatter chart
    • Radial chart
    • Horizontal bar chart
    • Horizontal heat map
    • Candle chart
    • Thermometer
    • Funnel
    • Speedometer
    • Bullet chart
    • Horizontal bullet chart
    • Gantt chart
    • Combined (each indicator can be displayed differently): bar chart, stack bar chart, line chart, scatter chart
    • Histogram
    • Box plot chart
    • X/Y scatter chart

  2. Enter name of the new chart.

  3. Check Date interval if you need to restrict time period of displayed data - continue by Setting Date Interval .
  4. Add indicators into view from Indicators dialog box. Indicators dialog box is separated into three columns:
    • List of Available indicators
    • List of Indicators displayed in the view
    • Additional Indicator details


    For more information about Indicators continue by Displaying Indicators .
  5. Add drill-down by selecting one or more attributes. Drill-down is used for changing granularity according to the chosen drill-down path. The settings for drill-down is different for various charts:
    1. For most charts, you can set drill-down for both x-axis and y-axis. This applies for:
      • Bar chart
      • Stack bar chart
      • Line chart
      • Horizontal scatter chart
      • Scatter chart
      • Radial chart
      • Horizontal bar chart
      • Horizontal heat map
      • Combined
    2. Some chart allows only one drill-down:
      • Pie chart - you can also set secondary drill-down - use option Show details for.
      • Candle chart
      • Thermometer
      • Funnel
      • Speedometer
      • Bullet chart
      • Horizontal bullet chart
      • Gantt chart
    You can use two basic types of drill-down:
    1. Drill-down by regular attribute - use attributes such as City, Country, Department or Customer for changing granularity.
      Drill-down by date or time. You can place following date aggregations on the axis:

      For more information continue by Editing Chart Axes Content .
  6. Click OK to finish the creation of chart. Alternatively, you can edit advanced settings and apperance of chart.

Chart management

You can perform additional operations in the upper right corner of the inserted Chart view:

Hover over Indicators in the toolbox list to quickly add or remove indicators. Hover over Drill down path in the toolbox list to quickly add or remove attributes.

Chart Settings

Click on toolbox icon or select Chart settings from the toolbox list to enter Chart settings dialog.

Each chart usually contains at least one indicator. Chart settings dialog allows you to:

When more Indicators are added to the chart, they are displayed in separate charts within the view by default. Display in the single chart option forces them to be grouped into single chart.

 

 

Displaying Source Data

See how it works.