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Radar/Polar Chart

A Radar/Polar chart is a graphical method for displaying multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart using three or more quantitative variables represented on axes starting from the same point.

Radar Polar Chart

How to configure the table data to Radar/Polar chart?

Radar/Polar chart needs minimum of 1 value element and 1 Column element to showcase the data. The Chart can be configured by drag and drop series in to the Value section and variables in to the Column section.

Follow the below steps to configure the data to the Radar/Polar chart.

Drag and drop the Radar/Polar chart widget into canvas and resize into your required size.

Configure the table data

Click Data Source button in configuration panel.

Data Source

Click CREATE NEW button to launch a new connection from connection type panel.

CREATE NEW

In the connection type panel, click any one (Here Excel Connection type is selected for demonstration) of the listed connection type button shown.

Datasource list

In the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel, fill the connection type and related details. Click Connect button

Connect button

Drag your preferred table or view from the left pane from data design view, click Save button.

Save

Click Properties button in configuration panel, property pane opens. Now, Switch to ASSIGN DATA tab.

Properties

ASSIGN DATA

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

Data tab

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

You can drag and drop the Measures field into the Values section.

Drag and drop the required measure/dimension

You can add maximum upto six series into Values field.

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

Settings

You can filter the data to be displayed in chart by using filter. For more details, refer filter.

Configuring widget filters

You can format the data to be displayed in the chart by using format option. For more details, refer measure format

Formatting measure type

To remove the added value fields click highlighted button.

click highlighted button

You can add one value into Category field. It can be either Dimension or Measure.

Add one value to Category Field

You can Sort the dimension data using Sort option under Settings menu list. To apply sorting for the data, refer Sort.

Sort the dimension data

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

Filter for dimension column

Now Radar/Polar Chart will be rendered like as below

Radar/Polar chart

How to format Radar/Polar chart?

You can format the Radar/Polar chart for better illustration of the view that you require, through the settings available in Properties tab.

To format Radar/Polar chart follow the below steps

Drag and drop the Radar/Polar chart into canvas and resize it to your required size.

Configure the data into Radar/Polar chart.

Focus on the Radar/Polar chart and click on widget settings icon.

Widget settings

The property window will be opened.

Property window

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

General Settings

General Settings

Name

This allows you to change the title for the Radar/Polar chart widget.

Name

Subtitle

This allows you to add the subtitle for the Radar/Polar chart widget.

Subtitle

Description

This allows you to add description for the Radar/Polar chart widget.

Description

Basic Settings

Basic Settings

Enable Animation

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

Show Marker

This allows you to enable/disable the marker in the Radar/Polar chart.

Marker

NOTE: Marker wont appear for the Scatter chart type in the Radar/Polar widget.

Show Value Label

This allows you to toggle the visibility of the value labels in the Radar/Polar chart.

Value Label

Draw Type

This allows you to change the draw type of the widget. By default the draw type is Polar.

Polar Chart

Radar Chart

Chart Type

This allows you to switch from current chart type to another chart type. Area Chart is the default Chart type in the radar polar chart. The other chart types are Line, Spline, Stacked Area and Scatter.

Legend Settings

This section allows you to customize the legend in the Radar/Polar Chart

Legend Settings

Show Legend

A Legend is a text used to describe the data plotted. This allows you to toggle the visibility of legend in Radar/Polar chart

Show Legend

Legend Position

This allows you to change the legend text position by selecting through combo box. By default the legend position is bottom.

Legend Position

Custom Legend

You can customize the legend text through the Custom Legend Settings dialog. This dialog will show the legend text list as labels at left and corresponding text area at right to add the formatted text to display instead.

Custom Legend Window

Customized Legend

Axis

This section allows you to customize the axis settings in Radar/Polar chart.

Axis

Show Category Axis

This allows you to toggle the visibility of the category axis in the Radar/Polar chart.

Category Axis

Primary Value Axis

This allows you to toggle the visibility of the primary value axis in the Radar/Polar chart.

Primary Value Axis

Axis Range Settings

This allows you to manually set the Minimum, Maximum and Interval values of primary value axis through the Axis Range Settings dialog.

Axis Range Settings

It will reflect in the primary value axis of the Radar/Polar chart.

Axis Range Settings Output

Grid Line

This section allows you to toggle the visibility of gridlines in the Radar/Polar chart.

Grid Line

Primary Value Axis

This allows you to enable or disable the Primary Value Axis gridlines for the Radar/Polar chart.

Primary Value Axis view

Category Axis

This allows you to enable or disable the Category Axis gridlines for the Radar/Polar chart.

Category Axis

Series Palette

This allows you to customize the Radar/Polar chart series color through Series Palette section.

This section shows, list of series’ labels on the left-hand side and corresponding series color on the right-hand side. By clicking on the colored square, color picker will be opened. In that dialog you can choose a color or you can also change the series color by changing the corresponding Hexadecimal value in the right-hand side.

Series palette window

Series color palette

Filter

Filter

Act as Master Widget

This allows you to define the Radar/Polar chart widget as a master widget so that its filter action can be made to listen by other widgets in the dashboard.

Ignore Filter Actions

This allows you to define Radar/Polar chart widget to ignore responding to the filter actions applied by other widgets in the dashboard.

Link

Link

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

Container Appearance

Container Appearance

Title Alignment

This allows you to change the alignment of widget title to either left, center or right.

Title Color

This allows you to apply text color to the widget title.

Show Border

This allows you to toggle the visibility of border surrounding the widget.

Corner Radius

This allows you to apply the specified radius to the widget corners, if the Show Border is enabled. Value can be between 0 and 10.

Maximize View

This allows you to enable/disable the maximized mode of the Radar/Polar chart widget. The visibility of the maximize icon in widget header will be defined based on this setting in the designer.

CSV Export

This allows you to enable/disable the CSV export option for this Radar/Polar chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the summarized data of the widget view to CSV format in viewer.

Excel Export

This allows you to enable/disable the Excel export option for this Radar/Polar chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the summarized data of the widget view to (.xlsx or .xls) format in viewer.

Image Export

This allows you to enable/disable the image export option for this Radar/Polar chart widget. Enabling this allows you to export the view of the widget to image format (.jpg), (.png), or (.bmp) in viewer.

Enable Comments

This allows you to enable/disable comment for dashboard widget. For more details refer here