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 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.
Data Source button in configuration panel.
CREATE NEW button to launch a new connection from connection type panel.
In the connection type panel, click any one (Here
Excel Connection type is selected for demonstration) of the listed connection type button shown.
NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel, fill the connection type and related details. Click
Drag your preferred table or view from the left pane from data design view, click
Properties button in configuration panel, property pane opens. Now, Switch to
ASSIGN DATA tab.
The data tab will be opened with available measures and dimensions from the connected data source
You can add the required data from
Dimensions into required field.
You can drag and drop the
Measures field into the
You can add maximum upto six series into
Settings option to change required summary type from the available summary types shown in
You can filter the data to be displayed in chart by using filter. For more details, refer filter.
You can format the data to be displayed in the chart by using format option. For more details, refer measure format
To remove the added value fields click highlighted button.
You can add one value into
Category field. It can be either
Sort the dimension data using
Sort option under
Settings menu list. To apply sorting for the data, refer Sort.
You can apply filters by selecting filters option in settings. For more details, refer filter.
Now Radar/Polar Chart will be rendered like as below
You can format the Radar/Polar chart for better illustration of the view that you require, through the settings available in
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.
The property window will be opened.
You can see the list of properties available for the widget with default value.
This allows you to change the title for the Radar/Polar chart widget.
This allows you to add the subtitle for the Radar/Polar chart widget.
This allows you to add description for the Radar/Polar chart widget.
This allows you to enable the rendering of series in animated mode.
This allows you to enable/disable the marker in the Radar/Polar chart.
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.
This allows you to change the draw type of the widget. By default the draw type is Polar.
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.
This section allows you to customize the legend in the Radar/Polar Chart
A Legend is a text used to describe the data plotted. This allows you to toggle the visibility of legend in Radar/Polar chart
This allows you to change the legend text position by selecting through combo box. By default the legend position is bottom.
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.
This section allows you to customize the axis settings in Radar/Polar chart.
Show Category Axis
This allows you to toggle the visibility of the category axis in the Radar/Polar chart.
Primary Value Axis
This allows you to toggle the visibility of the primary value axis in the Radar/Polar chart.
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.
It will reflect in the primary value axis of the Radar/Polar chart.
This section allows you to toggle the visibility of gridlines in the Radar/Polar chart.
Primary Value Axis
This allows you to enable or disable the
Primary Value Axis gridlines for the Radar/Polar chart.
This allows you to enable or disable the
Category Axis gridlines for the Radar/Polar chart.
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.
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.
You can enable linking and configure to navigate to a general URL with or without parameters. For more details, refer Linking.
This allows you to change the alignment of widget title to either left, center or right.
This allows you to apply text color to the widget title.
This allows you to toggle the visibility of border surrounding the widget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This allows you to enable/disable comment for dashboard widget. For more details refer here