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Chart Series

This section explains how to customize the chart series appearance using the properties panel. You can add multiple series to the chart and the available series will be listed in the Choose Series drop-down.

Series selection

In the below snap, the chart has single series.

Chart with single series

So, only one series is listed in the drop-down,

Series dropdown with single value

If the chart has multiple series as below,

Chart with multiple series

Now, both series will be listed in the properties panel.

Series dropdown with multiple value

To customize the series appearance choose the required series name in the drop-down. Then click on the edit icon.

Choose series

Now, the respective series properties will be displayed in secondary panel.

Series properties

Basic Settings

Chart Type

Supported chart types will be listed in the Chart Type property dropdown. You can switch a series to required chart type based on your data presentation.

Choose series

For example, the chart has two series. Both series are of column chart type.

Same series type

Let’s choose first series and change chart type as Line.

Switch chart type

Now, you can see respective series is changed to line type in chart surface.

Multi series type

Refer Chart switcher section, to customize each series using the properties panel.

Series Border

Series border properties can be used to customize the chart series border in the design.

Chart Types

In the below design, border color, width and style properties are applied to the chart series.

Chart Types

You can also set properties based on dynamic values, by using the Expressions. Refer Set Expression and Reset Expression section to open set/reset expression menu in properties panel.

Chart Types

Series Color

Series Color property can be used to customize the series colors in the chart area. If the chart has multiple series, you can differentiate the series using this property.

Chart Types

Now, the selected color will be applied to the respective series in the chart design.

Chart Types

You can also apply series color based on dynamic values, by using the Expressions. Refer Set Expressions and Reset Expressions section to open set/reset expression menu in properties panel.

Enable Smart Label

Smart labels manage overlapping of labels even when a large number of labels are placed in close vicinity. To set/reset data label properties, refer Enable Smart Label property.

Enable smart label

To apply smart label properties, enable Data Label for chart data region.

You can configure Hyperlink, Bookmark or a Report path in the chart series to create an interactive report. Refer Linking section to set or reset link property for chart series.

Link To property

Marker Settings

Show Marker

Data markers are used to provide information about the data point to the user. You can add a shape and label to adorn each data point. To set/reset marker properties, refer Marker property section.

Chart Types

Data Label Settings

Show Data Label

Data label can be added to a chart series by using the Show Data Label property. The labels appear at the top of the data point, by default. To set/reset data label properties, refer Data Label property section.

Chart Types

Miscellaneous

Tooltip

Tooltip property can be used to display informative text or value, when the user hovers over the respective series in report preview. To set tooltip for chart series using properties panel refer Tooltip section.

Series tooltip

Custom Attributes

This property can be used to set the values for chart series custom properties. To assign values for series custom properties using properties panel refer Custom Properties section.

Series Custom properties

Legend Text

Legend Text property can be used to customize the legend text of each series in the chart.

Series Legend Text

You can customize text for all legends on your report by navigating to the series properties.

Series Legend Text Preview

You can also set the legend text property based on dynamic values, by using the Expressions. Refer Set Expression and Reset Expression section to open set/reset expression menu in properties panel.