If you have read Dashboard overview and Dashboard basic operations, read this section to learn about how to create a scatter chart. If you need to edit the dataset or create a new dataset, see Create a dataset.

A scatter chart shows distribution and convergence of data.

A scatter chart consists of the X axis and Y axis. Color legends of a scatter chart are determined by the data dimension, such as the product type. The X axis and Y axis are determined by the data measurements.

Notice on creating a scatter chart

Color legends of a scatter chart can have only one dimension, and the maximum number of dimension members is 1000.

X axis: Has one to three measurements.

Y axis: Has only one measurement.

The following uses the company_sales_record dataset as an example.

Scenario: Compare the unit price and order quantity of different types of product.Scenario example: unit price and order quantity for different types of products.

  1. Log on to the Quick BI console.
  2. Click Datasets to enter the dataset management page.
  3. Select company_sales_record dataset, and click Create Dashboard.
  4. Click scatter chart icon.
  5. On the Data tab, select a required dimension field and measurement fields.

    In the dimension list, locate the product_type option, and add it to the color legend area. In the measurement list, locate the price and order_number options, and add them to the Y axis and X axis in sequence, as shown in the following figure.

  6. Click Update. The system automatically updates the chart.
  7. On the Style tab, you can edit the title, layout, and legends of the scatter chart.
  8. Click the Save icon to save the dashboard.

To delete the current chart, point to the upper-right corner of the chart, and choose Delete from the shortcut menu.