By default, the Report Editor creates a column chart. You can select a different type of chart at any time.

To select a new chart type:

  1. In the Report View panel, click the gears icon to show the Canvas Options menu.
  2. Select Chart Types from the menu. The Select Chart Type window appears.
  3. Click the type of chart you want to apply to your report. The selected chart type is outlined in blue.
  4. Leave the Select Chart Type window open to rapidly switch between chart types, or click the close (X) icon at the top right to close it.

The following are available chart types:

  • Column: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as individual columns.
  • Stacked Column: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as portions of a single column whose size reflects the aggregate value of the group.
  • Percent Column: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as portions of a single column of fixed size.
  • Spider Column: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as portions of individual “columns” along a spoked chart.
  • Bar: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as individual bars.
  • Stacked Bar: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as portions of a single bar whose size reflects the aggregate value of the group.
  • Percent Bar: Multiple measures of a group are depicted as portions of a single bar of fixed size.
  • Line: Displays data points connected with straight lines.
  • Spline: Displays data points connected with a fitted curve.
  • Area: Displays data points connected with a straight line and a color below the line; groups are displayed as transparent overlays.
  • Stacked Area: Displays data points connected with a straight line and a solid color below the line; groups are displayed as solid areas arranged vertically, one on top of another.
  • Percent Area: Displays data points connected with a straight line and a solid color below the line; groups are displayed as portions of an area of fixed sized, and arranged vertically one on top of the another.
  • Area Spline: Displays data points connected with a fitted curve and a color below the line; groups are displayed as transparent overlays.
  • Spider Area: Displays data points connected with straight lines and a solid color between the line and the center of a spoked chart; groups are displayed as transparent overlays.
  • Column Line: Displays leftmost measures as bars, last measure as a line.
  • Stacked Column Line: Displays leftmost measures as stacked bars, last measure as a line.
  • Column Spline: Displays leftmost measures as bars, last measure as a spline.
  • Stacked Column Spline: Displays leftmost measures as stacked bars, last measure as a line.
  • Multi-Axis Line: Displays each measure as a separate axis line.
  • Multi-Axis Spline: Displays each measure as a separate axis spline.
  • Multi-Axis Column: Displays each measure as a separate axis column.
  • Line: Displays date and time data points connected with straight lines.
  • Spline: Displays date and time data points connected with a fitted curve.
  • Area: Displays date and time data points connected with a straight line and a color below the line; groups are displayed as transparent overlays.
  • Area Spline: Displays date and time data points connected with a fitted curve and a color below the line; groups are displayed as transparent overlays.
  • Scatter: Displays first measure as the x-axis, the second measure as the y-axis. Other fields and dimensions in the column group become data points.
  • Bubble: Displays first measure as the x-axis, the second measure as the y-axis, and the third measure determines the size of the disk.
  • Pie: Multiple measures of a group are displayed as sectors of a circle.
  • Dual Pie: Multiple measures of a group are displayed as sectors of concentric circles.

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