The line chart can be used to compare change in a set of variables over time. The line chart can be used to track several objects or entities over a period of time, allowing for a condensed analysis of your entire temporal dataset.
Follow these steps to create a Line Chart:
1. Click the Show Charts button on the top-right of the window.
2. Click Add Chart > Line Chart.
A settings panel will appear, allowing you to configure the line chart.
|Title||A title to use for the chart.|
|Dataset||The dataset containing the fields for the line chart.|
|Use Filtered Data||Enable to use filtered data on the line chart.|
|X Axis||Field to use for the X Axis. Defaults to a |
|Show Grid Line||Display vertical grid lines for the Y Axis ticks.|
|Interval||For temporal data, the time interval to use for X ticks.|
|Format Number||Apply formatting to values on the X Axis. Select from a list of supported formatting options.|
|Y Axis||Field to use the for Y Axis. Select an aggregation type on the right. Defaults to |
|Title||String to use as a title along the Y axis.|
|Aggregation||Select from the supported aggregation options.|
|Show Grid Line||Display horizontal lines for the X Axis ticks.|
|Format Number||Apply formatting to values on the Y Axis. Select from a list of supported formatting options.|
|Group By||Field to use to create groups.|
|Benchmark||Group to use as a benchmark. Benchmarks appear as dotted lines.|
|Max Number of Groups||The maximum number of groups to display.|
|Group Others||Enable to group all other groups that are not included in "Max Number of Groups."|
|Sort By||Choose a method to sort groups.|
|Color By||Choose a method to color lines.|
|Color Range||The color range to use for the lines in the Line Chart.|
|Show Area||Enable to display a shaded area below each line.|
|Show Percentage Change||Enable to display the percentage change from the chart's start.|
|Show Axis Lines||Enable to show grid lines on the Y and X axis.|
|Show Legend||Enable to display a legend mapping the color scheme.|
Updated 4 months ago