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Range Navigator

Range navigator control provides an effective interface for selecting a smaller range from a large collection. It is commonly used to filter the date range for which the data is visualized.

Range Navigator

How to configure table data to range navigator?

To configure range navigator, a minimum requirement of value and column is needed.

The following procedure explains data configuration of Range Navigator:

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

Data button

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

Data source button

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

Data source list

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

Connect button

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

Virtual table

  1. Drag and drop the Range Navigator control icon from the toolbox into the design panel. You can find control by searching in the toolbox.

Range Navigator

  1. Click the Properties button in the configuration panel, property panel opens. Now, switch to the ASSIGN DATA tab.

Range Navigator properties button

Data tab

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

Range Navigator Assign data

Adding value

Bind column through drag and drop element from the Measures section to Value.

Range Navigator Value data

You can add more than one Measures into Value.

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

Range Navigator Summary type

Drag and drop element from the Dimensions or Measures field into the Argument section.

Range Navigator Argument data

Click the Settings option to change required date format. You can also set the Relative Date Filter.

Settings icon is not applicable for Measures values.

Range Navigator date Format

Select the Relative Date Filter in the dropdown menu and click the Edit option to set relative date,

Range Navigator relative date

Following window opens,

Range Navigator relative date set

In that window, you can set the Range and Period option. You can also set a Specific date by enabling the Link to specific date and click OK button.

Here is an illustration,

Range Navigator

How to format Range Navigator?

You can format the Range Navigator for better illustration of the view that you require, through the settings available in the Properties tab.

General Settings

Range Navigator Name

Name

This allows you to set the title for this range navigator widget.

Subtitle

This allows you to set the subtitle for this range navigator widget.

Description

This allows you to set the brief explanation about this range navigator widget.

Color Settings

Range Navigator Color Settings

This allows you to customize Range chart series color.

Label Color

This allows you to customize the label color.

Range Navigator Label Color Settings

Range Navigator Label Color

Axis Type Settings

Range Navigator Axis Type Settings

You can change the range chart type as Area or Line or Step Line by dropdown.

Range Navigator Chart Type Settings

Here is an illustration,

Range Navigator Line Type

Filter

Range Navigator Filter Setting

Act as Master Widget

This allows you to define this range navigator widget as a master widget such that its filter action can be made to listen by other widgets in the dashboard.

Ignore Filter Actions

This allows you to define this range navigator widget to ignore responding to the filter actions applied on other widgets in a dashboard.

Hierarchical Filter

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

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

Container Appearance

Container Appearance

Title Alignment

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

Title Color

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

Title Auto Font Size

On enabling Auto Font Size, the font size of the title will be adjusted automatically if the resolution of the screen varies.

Font Size

This allows you to apply the specified size of the font to the widget title if the Title Auto Font Size is disabled. Value can be between 10 and 44.

Subtitle Auto Font Size

On enabling Auto Font Size, the font size of the subtitle will be adjusted automatically if the resolution of the screen varies.

Font Size

This allows you to apply the specified size of the font to the widget title if the Subtitle Auto Font Size is disabled. Value can be between 10 and 32.

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.

Background Color

This allows you to set the background color to the range navigator widget.

Transparency

This property allows you to specifies the transparency for the background color.

Container actions

Container Actions

Show Header

This allows you to enable or disable the widget title of the range navigator widget.

Enable Comments

This allows you to enable or disable comment for the dashboard widget. For more details, refer to this link.