Tooltips help the users to know the exact numerical representation of the data records displayed in the widgets. Tooltips are informative and a robust way to let the users to explore the raw data of a period or point when they need them instead of showing all the records at a same time in the visual.
Initially, the widgets show the configured data values and the category of the corresponding data points as the default tooltip information, when you hover the mouse as shown in the following screenshots.
Chart widget: Shows the total sales amount for the sold top 5 categories.
Map widget: Shows the total number of medals won by each country during the 2016 Summer Olympics.
You should showcase the additional information in the tooltip without affecting the visualization of the configured widget.
To achieve this, you can configure the additional tooltip fields in the applicable widgets. It will show the additional information along with the default tooltip Information.
The following sections discuss about how to add additional tooltip fields and how to format the data values displayed in the tooltip.
widgetin the design layout in which you want to add additional tooltip fields.
propertiesicon as shown in the following screenshot.
ASSIGN DATAto open the data pane.
Tooltipsection which you want to show in the widget’s tooltip as additional information.
1. Only measure fields are allowed as additional tooltip fields. If the Dimension field is added in the tooltip section, it will only act as a measure field.<br> 2. This section is optional. If no additional fields are required, you need not add any fields in the tooltip section.<br> 3. Tooltip fields do not affect the visualization and the values are displayed in the tooltip points only.<br> 4. You can add any number of tooltip fields as per requirement.<br> 5. All type of charts, Choropleth Map, Bubble Map, Map, Tree map, and Heat map are supporting the tooltip fields.<br> 6. Tooltip fields are currently not supported in the KPI Card, Number Card, Radial Gauge, Grid, Pivot Grid, Image, Label, and the filter widgets.
You can customize the tooltip field name and the format of the displayed data value.
Rename option provided in the
settings menu, you can rename the tooltip field name.
To rename the tooltip field, follow these steps:
Settingsmenu and select the
Renameoption as shown in the following screenshot. Now, the text will become editable.
Enterto save the changes.
Widget tooltip after modifying the field name
You can change the
summary type of the measure field from the
settings menu and refer to this section to learn more details on aggregation types.
The measure value can be formatted by clicking the
Format menu option from the
You can refer to this section to learn more details about formatting.
Screenshot of the widget with applied measure formatting