You can select a chart from the configuration area of a dashboard and configure it.

Before you configure a chart, you must select a dataset on the Data tab and edit the dimensions and measures as required.

For more information, see Edit dimensions and measures.

  1. Click a chart icon. The chart indicated by the icon appears in the display area of the current dashboard.

    If you want to switch to another chart type, click Change Chart Type in the Graphic Design pane and select the target chart icon.

  2. Click the Data tab and select the required measures and dimensions.
    • Move your pointer over a dimension field. The More, Drill Down, and Delete icons appear.More
      • More: You can click the More icon to sort the values of the dimension. Four options are supported: Unsort, Ascend, Descend, and Custom. Custom sorting is applicable only to non-date-type dimensions.
        Note If the number of dimension values exceeds 200, custom sorting is not supported.
      • Drill Down: You can click the Drill Down icon to perform drill-down settings. For more information, see Drilling, filter interaction, and hyperlink.
      • Delete: You can click the Delete icon to delete the dimension.
    • Move your pointer over a measure field. The More and Delete icons appear.More
      • More: You can click the More icon to perform the following operations on the measure.More
        Note The Cumulative function in Advanced Calculation is available only when the measure field is of the date type and at the day granularity. If the Advanced Calculation function is enabled for a measure field, the Comparison function becomes unavailable. If the Comparison function is enabled for a measure field, the Advanced Calculation function becomes unavailable.
        Take note of the following items when you enable the Comparison function:
        • If dimension fields have only one date field, configure the granularity for comparison to the granularity of this field.Comparison
        • If dimension fields have more than one date field, configure the granularity for comparison to the smallest granularity of these fields by choosing Comparison > Custom.Comparison settingsWhen Data Settings is set to Percentage Difference, you can select a calculation formula in Advanced Settings. The selected formula takes effect only when the value of the previous period is less than 0. The following values are provided:
          • Value 1 and the default value: (Value of Current Period/Value of Previous Period - 1) × 100%
          • Value 2: (1 - Value of Current Period/Value of Previous Period) × 100%
          • Value 3 that indicates no calculation: Display As -
        • If dimension fields do not have any date field, select a date field from the associated query control. Then, choose More > Comparison > Custom next to a measure field, and set the granularity for comparison to the granularity of the selected date field.
          Note If the associated query control has more than one date field and the Comparison function is enabled for more than one measure, the Comparison function takes effect only for the first measure.
      • Delete: You can click the Delete icon to delete the measure.
  3. Select a dimension field and drag it to the Color Legend area.

    The selected field appears in a chart with the specified color. If you cannot drag a field, an error occurs. You can follow the on-screen tips to add or remove dimensions and measures.

    Take the product_type field as an example.
    1. Drag the product_type field to the Color Legend area, and then click Update.
    2. Click the Style tab and configure colors in the Series Settings section.
  4. Click the Style tab, configure parameters in the Basic Information, Chart Type, Axes, Functionality, and Series Settings sections.
  5. Click the Advanced tab. In the Auto Refresh area, you can select the time interval for automatic data refresh. You can also associate the current chart with other charts for interaction analysis. Before you enable interaction analysis, make sure that at least two charts are available in the display area of the dashboard.