8.6 Change the display of your chart

  1. Click Options .

  2. Set the options as required.

    Chart options

    Option

    Description

    Data

    Show values

    Shows the values above the series in the chart.

    Use 100% stacked values

    Displays 100 % stacked values in column charts.

    Use cumulative values

    Displays cumulative values in line charts.

    Hide empty categories

    Hides the category items with no data from the chart.

    None : doesn’t hide any of the empty categories

    Before first : hides missing values only before the first value

    After last : hides missing values only after the last value

    Before first and after last : hides missing values only before the first value and after the last value

    All : hides all missing values

    This is useful for example when you create column and bar charts.

    Trend line

    Displays the trend line which visualizes how your data evolves over time. For example if performance is improving or deteriorating. Useful when periods are selected as category.

    Target line value/title

    Displays a horizontal line at the given domain value. Useful for example when you want to compare your performance to the current target.

    Base line value/title

    Displays a horizontal line at the given domain value. Useful for example when you want to visualize how your performance has evolved since the beginning of a process.

    Sort order

    Allows you to sort the values on your chart from either low to high or high to low.

    Aggregation type

    Defines how the data elements or indicators will be aggregated within the chart. Some of the aggregation types are By data element , Count , Min and Max .

    Events

    Include only completed events

    Includes only completed events in the aggregation process. This is useful when you want for example to exclude partial events in indicator calculations.

    Axes

    Range axis min/max

    Defines the maximum and minimum value which will be visible on the range axis.

    Range axis tick steps

    Defines the number of ticks which will be visible on the range axis.

    Range axis decimals

    Defines the number of decimals which will be used for range axis values.

    Range axis title

    Type a title here to display a label next to the range axis (also referred to as the Y axis). Useful when you want to give context information to the chart, for example about the unit of measure.

    Domain axis title

    Type a title here to display a label below the domain axis (also referred to as the X axis). Useful when you want to give context information to the chart, for example about the period type.

    Style

    No space between columns/bars

    Removes the space between the columns or bars in the chart. Useful for displaying the chart as an EPI curve.

    General

    Hide chart legend

    Hides the legend and leaves more room for the chart itself.

    Hide chart title

    Hides the title (default or custom) of your chart.

    Chart title

    Type a title here to display a custom title above the chart. If you don’t enter a title, the default title is displayed.

    Hide chart subtitle

    Hides the subtitle of your chart.

    Chart subtitle

    Type a subtitle here to display a custom subtitle above the chart but below the title. If you don’t enter a subtitle, no subtitle is displayed in the chart.

  3. Click Update .