Create vendor bubble charts To create a vendor bubble chart, navigate to Vendor Performance > Vendors > Vendor Bubble Charts and create a record (see table for field descriptions). Note: For color fields, either HTML names or hexadecimal (hex) values are acceptable. For hex values, the # character is optional. Values are not case-sensitive. For example, all of the following values are valid: LightGray, lightgray, #D3D3D3, d3d3d3. Figure 1. Bubble Chart form Table 1. Creating Vendor Bubble Charts Field Description Name Descriptive name for the bubble chart. Bubble Chart is appended to the name when you view the bubble chart. Top left labelTop right labelBottom left labelBottom right label Label text for the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right quadrants, respectively. Choose labels that help interpret results. For example, a bubble chart might have the following quadrant labels, where vendors in the top right quadrant have the best scores: Top left label:Resource Top right label:Essential Partner Bottom left label:Poor Performer Bottom right label:Reevaluate Top left colorTop right colorBottom left colorBottom right color Border colors for the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right quadrants, respectively. Bubbles are the color of the quadrant they are in. Type Metric type associated with this bubble chart. The type must be Vendor to display vendor assessment results. X-Axis labelY-Axis labelZ-Axis label Label text for the X-, Y-, and Z-axis categories of the bubble chart. These labels appear along the X- and Y-axes, if applicable, and in bubble score summary windows. The category name is usually a good label. If these fields are left empty, the bubble chart automatically displays the selected category names as the labels. Metric X categoryMetric Y categoryMetric Z category Vendor metric category each axis represents. Results for the Z-axis category determine the size of each bubble. The Z-axis should generally represent the most important category out of the three. Quadrant label color Color of the label text for the quadrant borders. Default Not used for vendor bubble charts.