Create a custom chart

Use the Custom Chart form to design the physical report and to create the script that renders the chart.

About this task

This is the first step in the process of creating custom charts.

Procedure

  1. Activate the Custom Charts plugin.
  2. Navigate to Reports > Custom Charts.
  3. Click New.
  4. Complete the form using the following fields:
    1. Set the Width and Height for the chart.
    2. Select a Type of chart (such as Bar Chart or Pie Chart).
    3. Define the maximum number of bars or slices that are produced in the Other threshold field.
    4. Enter labels to be used for the X Axis and the Y Axis.
    5. Identify the script to run in the Render script field. This script renders the information gathered by the data generator.
  5. Submit the form.

    The related list for generating data appears.

    Custom chart

What to do next

After creating the custom chart record, configure the data generator to populate the chart.