Line chart widget

About the line chart widget

The line chart widget is a standard line chart where the x-axis is always time. A series of data points are plotted over time to create a line. Different sets of data can be included to plot multiple lines on the chart.

Configuration options

The following table lists the configuration options of this widget: 

Widget title Enter a descriptive title for the widget.
Widget description Enter a description of the widget.
Widget size Select the size of the widget window in the dashboard layout. The units are columns x rows. For example, 3x2 will fit the widget across three columns and two rows.
Time Range The period of data you want to analyze in a single view of the chart. You can choose from 1 hour up to 1 month.
Group by

Use this option to select the data grouping period. This determines the level of granularity of data in your chart. The Group by periods available will depend upon the Time Range. The larger the Time Range, the larger the grouping period needs to be to be usable in the chart.

  • These options could be completed using the Accumulate in period field to make the line continuous by accumulating the results of the grouping.
Y Axis Label Enter a label for the y-axis of the chart. This lable describes the units of the aggregated values that you choose for Field to Show.
Accumulate in period Make the line continuous by accumulating the results of the grouping,
Actions Add or remove elements of the grouping field. Select just one and your chart will have one line. Select multiple elements to plot multiple lines on the chart. If you select All, three additional fields will be activated allowing you further customize how the lines are plotted on the chart.
Field to show Select one of the available aggregated fields. This will determine the data that is used to plot the line(s).
Fixed values Add lines for fixed values you want to display. Enter a title and the required value
Accumulated series Select ON to plot the cumulative sum of the values over the Time Range.
Show average Select ON to display a line indicating the average value over the Time Range.
Show Max/Min Series Select ON to highlight the maximum and minimum values in each line.
Show first point Select ON to show the first data point.
Show last point Select ON to show the last data point.
Regression Line Calculate a regression line for your chart using one of the following methods:  LinealExponentialPolynominalLogarithmic, and Loess.
Y Axis Scale Select Logarithmic if you want to apply this type of scale to the y-axis. Otherwise, keep the default value None.
Discard Method This option indicates the average typical deviation.
Style You can choose either Standard or Personalized:
  • Select Standard to apply a pre-defined chart style with the option of apllying the StackedArea, and Spline options for the display of your line chart.
  • Select Personalized to create a new style that you can save for use with other charts. Select one of the standard charts, then click the Copy selected to personalizebutton. For more information, see Customize your line chart.

The following options will only appear if you select All in Actions:

Show all series Select ON to show only the most significant values. Select OFF to display only one line representing the sum of all the series.
Max.series to show If you select ON in the Show all series toggle, enter here the maximum number of series to show.
Sort by descending order Select ON to sort the series in descending order, or OFF for ascending order. For example, if you want to plot the top 10 series from a total list of 35 series, set Show all series to ONMax series to show to 10 and Sort by descending order to ON.

Example

The below widget is a sample of the ISP (service provider) activity in the current account for the last week with the following configuration.

  • Time Range - 1 week
  • Group by - hours
  • Accumulate in period - 1 day
  • Field to show - count
  • Actions - All 

  • Select/deselect values by clicking them on the top of the widget.
  • Zoom in/out by clicking on the map, dragging the mouse and selecting the required area over the widget.
  • Check all the values of an grouping period by moving the mouse into the widget.

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