The bar chart presents categorical data on the X-axis using rectangular bars with heights on Y-axis proportional to the values that they represent. The values on the Y-axis can also be arranged for comparison in a grouped bar chart or a stacked bar chat.
Follow these steps to create a Bar Chart:
1. Click the Show Charts button on the top-right of the window.
2. Click Add Chart >> Bar Chart.
A settings panel will appear, allowing you to configure the line chart.
Note: Only options will display in the configuration panel. If you are missing an option, please ensure your current configuration supports it.
|Dataset||The dataset containing the fields for the line chart.|
|X Axis||Field to use for the X-Axis.|
|Format X Axis Values||Apply formatting to X Axis values (horizontal bars only).|
|Max Number of Bins||The maximum number of bins (entries on the X-axis) to display on the bar chart.|
|Bin Others||Enable to bin the remaining data into another bar.|
|Sort by||Choose from a list of sorting options for the X axis.|
|Rotate Ticks||Enable to rotate the text on the X-Axis, providing more space for labels.|
|Less Ticks||Enable to reduce the number of ticks on the X-Axis. Useful for number ranges where the user can infer tick values.|
|More Space for Ticks||Select a multiplier to apply to the bar chart's space for X-Ticks, increasing readability for longer labels.|
|Y Axis||Field to use the for Y-Axis. Select an aggregation type on the right. Defaults to |
|Sort by||Choose from a list of sorting options for the Y axis.|
|Group By||The field used as a basis for the bar chart's groups.|
|Max Number of Groups||The maximum number of groups to display in a bar chart entry.|
|Group Others||Enable to group the remaining data into a single group.|
|Group Mode||Select between stacked (default), where groups sit on top of one another, or grouped, where groups are represented beside one another.|
|Sort by (Groups)||Choose from a list of sorting options for groups.|
|Color||Choose a color scheme to apply to the charts.|
|Color by||Order in which to color elements of the bar chart.|
|Logarithmic Scale Values||Enable to change bar scaling from linear to logarithmic.|
|Use Filtered Data||Enable to apply a map's filters to the chart.|
|Use Horizontal Layout||Enable to use a horizontal layout for the bar chart.|
|Show Values||Enable to display value text on the groups of a bar chart entry.|
Updated 27 days ago