In this blog post we will take a closer look at some best practice recommendations to optimize your chart visualizations when using Bar charts. Using NetCharts, the style and look of each chart type such as Bar charts can be customized using our Chart Definition Laungauge (CDL) and its functionality controlled.
While every element of charts produced by NetCharts can be customized and controlled, with countless combinations allowing you to build a chart exactly the way you want, the chart itself consists of many parts that are shared and used across the different chart types.
You may have a requirement where you need to show the individual values of each segment in a stacked bar instead of the totals.
The CDL parameter StackLabel offers control over the display of the segment bar values and the value in the active label hover popups for stacked bar charts. Options allow for either the aggregate value of the stack or the individual stack segment value to be presented in the label.
Did you know that it’s possible to show a large dynamic text value in your KPI in place of a standard chart? Perhaps you may want to use a particular kind of KPI showing a large number display where a typical chart visualization is less important.
We’re excited to announce the all new restyled KPI’s in our NetCharts Performance Dashboards (NCPD) demo. To inspire styling ideas for your dashboard projects, we have updated our entire demo with a fresh look and new selectable colors to demonstrate some of the countless styling capabilities available to display your data.
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Many NetCharts Performance Dashboards (NCPD) users have downloaded NCPD v2.5 to take advantage of its new features. Among them is intelligent caching. NCPD now has the ability to store and re-use database queries to improve dashboard performance for viewers, similar to the way that a website’s content is cached by your browser the first time you visit it.
Good chart design and dashboard design can become more challenging when you do not know in advance what the data and labels are.
The following post does a nice job showing how rotating a bar chart helps support larger data babels, using real examples.