Pie Chart

Pie Chart allows you to showcase proportionality of each item to the total in the form of pie-slices.

Pie Chart

How to configure table data in the Pie Chart

The Pie Chart needs a minimum of one value element and one column element to showcase. The measure or expression field that you want to analyze can be dropped into the Values block. The dimension for which you want to categorize the measure can be dropped into the Columns block. To categorize the measure based on a series, drop the respective dimension into the Rows block.

To configure data in the Pie Chart, follow these steps:

  1. Drag the Pie Chart into the canvas and resize it to your required size.

Pie Chart

  1. Click the Data Source icon in the configuration panel.

Data button

  1. Click CREATE NEW to launch a new connection from the connection-type panel.

Data source button

  1. In the connection-type panel, click any one of the listed connection type buttons shown. Here, Microsoft Excel connection type is selected for demonstration.

Data source list

  1. In the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel, choose the file path and click Preview &Connect.

Connect button

  1. Drag your preferred table or view from the left pane from the data design view and click Save.

Virtual table

  1. Click the Properties icon in the configuration panel. The property pane opens.

Designer properties button

  1. Now, switch to the ASSIGN DATA tab.

Assign data

The data tab will be opened with available measures and dimensions from the connected data source.

Chart data

You can add the required data from the Measures and Dimensions sections to the required field.

Adding values

You can add more than one measure section to the values field by dragging the required field.

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Now, the Pie Chart will be rendered as follows.

Pie Chart

Click Settings to change the required summary type from the available summary types shown in the Settings.

Pie Chart settings

You can filter the data displayed in the Pie Chart by using the Filter option. For more details, refer to filter.

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You can format the data displayed in the Pie Chart by using the Format option. For more details, refer to measure format.

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To remove the added value fields, click Remove.

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Adding columns

You can add data from the Dimension field to the Column(s) field.

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The Pie Chart will be rendered as follows.

Pie Chart

Add more than one value to the Columns field. The following alert message will open.

Drill alert

You can enable this option to get further details about the selected chart region. To enable drill down, click Yes.

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NOTE

If you click No, a single value will be added to the Columns field.

The drilled view of the selected chart region will be as follows.

Pie Chart

You can change the Settings.

Pie Chart

You can sort the dimension data using the Sort option under the Settings menu list. To apply sorting for data, refer to [Sort] (/dashboard-cloud/visualize-data/advanced-sorting#dimension-column).

Pie Chart dimension

You can apply filters by selecting filters option in settings. For more details, refer to filter.

NOTE

By default, the filter will be set for the top 5 records.

Similarly, you can add the Measures and Expressions Columns to the Columns field.

Adding rows

You can drag the Dimension field into the Rows field.

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You can apply filter and sort options for the rows field, if required.

This will render a Pie Chart in series.

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Scroll down to see all charts.

How to format Pie Chart

You can format the Pie Chart for better illustration of the view by using the settings available in the Properties tab.

To configure data in the Pie Chart, follow these steps:

  1. Drag and drop the Pie Chart into the canvas and resize it to your required size.

  2. Configure data in the Pie Chart.

  3. Focus the Pie Chart and click the Widget Settings icon.

Widget settings

The property window will be opened as follows.

Pie Chart properties

You can see the list of properties available for the widget with default value.

General Settings

General Settings

Name

Allows you to set a title for the Pie Chart widget.

Subtitle

Allows you to set a subtitle for the Pie Chart widget.

Description

Set a description for the Pie Chart, whose visibility will be denoted by i icon, and hovering over it will display the description in a tooltip.

Basic settings

Basic Settings

Chart type

Switch the widget view from the current chart type to another chart type.

Enable animation

This allows you to enable the series rendering in animated mode.

Show legend

A Legend is a text used to describe the plotted data. It allows you to toggle the visibility of legend in the chart and change the legend text position (selecting through combo box). Enabling the Custom Legend Text option will allow you to define a custom text (through the text area) to display for each legend series (selecting through the combo box) in the chart.

Show Legend

Show value label

Toggles the visibility of value labels.

Show Value Label

Data label

Defines the display format as a category, value, percentage, category and value, category and percentage, value and percentage, or all details.

Category

Category

Value

Value

Percentage

Percentage

Category and value

Category and Value

Category and percentage

Category and Percentage

Value and percentage

Value and Percentage

All details

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Value labels suffix

Set a suffix for the value labels.

Value Labels Suffix

Filter

Filter

Act as master widget

Define the Pie Chart widget as a master widget such that its filter action will be shown in other widgets of the dashboard.

Ignore filter actions

Define the Pie Chart widget to ignore the filter actions applied to other widgets in the dashboard.

Hierarchical Filter

Through this option, you can enable or disable hierarchical Top N filtering. While applying Top N filter with multiple dimension columns, the data returned can be customized based on whether the filtering needs to be done as flat or based on the hierarchy of added dimension columns.

When the Hierarchical Filter option is enabled, the Top N will be applied for each individual column separately based on the number set for each column.

Link

Link

You can enable linking and configure navigating to a general URL with or without parameters. For more details, refer to Linking.

Container appearance

Container Appearance

Title alignment

Handle the alignment of the widget title to left, center, or right.

Title color

Apply a text color to the widget title.

Show border

Toggle the visibility of the border surrounding the widget.

Corner radius

Apply a specified radius to widget corners, if the Show Border property is enabled. Value can be between 0 and 10.

Show maximize

Enable or disable the maximized mode of the Pie Chart widget. The visibility of the maximize icon in the widget header will be defined based on this setting.

CSV export

Enable or disable the CSV export option for the Pie Chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the summarized data of the widget view to CSV format in the viewer.

Excel export

Enable or disable the Excel export option for the Pie Chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the summarized data of the widget view to .xlsx or .xls format in the viewer.

Image export

Enable or disable the image export option for the Pie Chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the view of the widget to image format (.jpg, .png, or .bmp) in the viewer.

Enable comments
Enable or disable the comments for the dashboard widget. For more details refer here.

Series palette

Customize the chart series color through the Series Palette section.

Use Default Palette

Toggle the series color between the default palette and a custom palette. By default, the Use Default Palette option is toggled on and default palette will be applied to proportion series segments.

Use Default Palette

By toggle off the Use Default Palette, you can customize the proportion series segments’ colors. This section shows a palette of colors. By clicking the colored square, the color picker will open. You can choose a color and change the series color by changing the corresponding hexadecimal value at the right.

Change Series color

Change Series color