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Chart Types

This page applies to: Analytics Add-on module

The types of charts that can be created using the data in an Analytics Report include Bar, Column, Area, Line, Pie, Financial, Map, Meter, Special Purpose, Combination, and Analytical Charts. Hovering over a chart type displays information for that chart at the bottom of the Select Chart window.

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Chart Type

Description

Analytical

Scatter

Allows the charting of 2 related attribute series in a scatter plot (points not joined. Can only be used if the data series are related. Useful for seeing trends in data that is not linear.

Tree Map

Compares metric values via a size relationship. Can also be used to show hierarchical relationships.

Histogram

Shows the number of times a given value occurs in the dataset.

Box and Whisker

Gives a quick overview of series of values and their statistical properties.

Trellis

A segmented chart for which the behavior is determined by the data selected

Area

Area

Used to emphasize the magnitude of change over time. Use to show how much the value of a measure changes over time.

Stacked Area

Used to emphasize the magnitude of change over time, while comparing multiple categories.

Bar

Horizontal Bar

Highlights values for easy comparison and plots numbers horizontally. Use a bar chart to place less emphasis on time and focus on comparing values.

3D Horizontal Bar

Similar to the horizontal bar chart, but in three a dimensional form.

Stacked Horizontal Bar

Categorical data, grouped or stacked to assist comparison. Use when part-to-whole comparison is important.

Horizontal Cylinder

Similar to the horizontal bar, but having chart components shown in cylindrical form.

Layered Bar

Compares the contribution of each value to a total across categories.

Proportional Bar

Displays how close values in different categories came to the highest category value.

Column

Vertical Column

Used to highlight values for easy comparison and plot numbers vertically. Use a column chart to place less emphasis on time and focus on comparing values.

3D Vertical Column

Similar to the vertical bar chart, but in three dimensional form.

Stacked Vertical Column

Also referred to as stacked column charts and used when part-to-whole comparison is important.

Cylinder

Similar to the vertical bar, but having chart components shown in cylindrical form.

3D Stacked Column

Similar to the 3d stacked vertical bar chart, but in three dimensional form.

Layered Column

Compares the contribution of each value to a total across categories.

Combination Charts

Combined Category

Used to superimpose one chart type above or below another. Use to improve clarity and highlight relationships between data sets.

Overlay Chart

Use the line chart to emphasize a trend and bars to emphasize specific values. Line/Bar combinations may work better by de-emphasizing bars through the use of subtle colors.

Financial

Financial Line

Used to display a trading value with a sub-chart displaying volume.

High Low

Shows daily high, low, opening, and closing values with tick positions corresponding to opening and closing values.

Candlestick

Shows daily high, low, opening, and closing values with different color bars depending on the daily direction.

Line

Line

Displays trends over time by plotting data at points connected by lines. Use a line chart to plot several metrics.

3D Line

Similar to the line chart, but in three-dimensional form.

Z-Chart

Reveals trends over a short period of time by displaying the data, the accumulative total, and the moving total.

Stepped

Shows movement in steps rather than straight lines.

Map

Raster Map

Thematic map that uses an image to determine regions to be colored based on a given metric.

Google Map

Renders location data points onto a Google map which will be displayed as a Yellowfin Chart – along with associated Google map widgets

GIS Google Map

A Google map which uses GIS data for its marker coordinates.

GIS Map

Allows the rendering of complex GIS polygons. These can be used to render spatial reports on the fly based on the GIS data available in a report.

GIS Bubble Map

A bubble map in which bubble positions are specified by GIS points.

GIS Heat Map

A heat map where colors representing GIS points are blended based on intensity.

Meter

Meter

Measures the rate of change of a measure against pre-defined targets. Useful for dashboard reporting.

Thermometer

Provides a vertical representation of the meter chart, indicating a range of qualitative indicators.

Dial

Used to communicate key performance indicators.

Pie

Pie

Shows the relationship of parts to the whole. Use a pie chart to highlight proportions rather than actual values. If it is important to show actual values in the chart, avoid using the pie chart type.

3D Pie

Similar to the pie chart, but in three-dimensional form.

Multi Pie

Used to highlight individual component sizes in a system of multiple components.

Ring

Similar to the pie chart, but in a circular ring form.

Special Purpose

Funnel Chart

Used to show the status of stages in a process.

Proportional Infographic

Displays segments on an image, with the segment size representing metric value.

Comparative Infographic

Displays images sized in such a way to correspond to a metric.

Radar

Used to compare data by integrating multiple axes into a single radial figure.

Waterfall

Aa special type of Floating Column Chart. A typical waterfall chart shows how an initial value is increased and decreased by a series of intermediate values, leading to a final value.

Event

Maps the occurrence of events against the values of a numeric data set over time.

Week Density

Shows the density of occurrences based on hour relative to other densities on the same day of the week.

Digital Numeric Display

Shows the value of a metric on a digital display.

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