Optional settings for breakdown widgets

Breakdown widgets have the following optional settings for the date range, the display, the grouping breakdown, and for the column contents. Not all options are available for all visualizations.

Date Settings
Period Select the date range to display in the widget. Several options are available.
  • Select a specific time range. The default is 3m (3 months).
  • Select max to use scores up to the current date.
  • Select between and then fill in the From and To fields to define a time period.
The Period field is available only if you select Line, Columns and Total, or Stacked Column as the Visualization
Show date range selector Display a date range selector on the widget that enables users to change the selected period from a dashboard.
Note: Selecting a date range on a widget does not update the trend line.
Display Settings
Show data labels Display the score for each portion of the chart, such as for each slice of a pie chart.
Show visualization selector Display a choice list on the widget that enables users to change the selected visualization from a dashboard.
Note: You cannot select the Pivot Scorecard visualization from a dashboard. You must configure the widget record to use this visualization.
Show breakdown selector Display a choice list on the widget that enables users to change the selected breakdown from a dashboard. There must be more than 1 breakdown available for the widget for the breakdown choice list to appear.
Positive color When the Visualization is Treemap, select the color used to indicate a score moving in the desired direction, based on the indicator Direction value. If Color based on is set to Target, the positive color indicates values closer to the target.
Negative color When the Visualization is Treemap, select the color used to indicate a score moving in the wrong direction, based on the indicator Direction value. If Color based on is set to Target, the negative color indicates values further away from the target. This field is not available when Color based on is Score.
Show legend When the Visualization is Treemap, select this option to display a legend for the positive and negative colors.
Breakdown Settings
Elements filter Specify if only a certain subset of breakdown elements are available for this widget. By default all elements are available.

For example, elements of the breakdown Priority can be: Critical, High, Moderate, Low or Planning.

Breakdown on Y axis Pivot scorecard breakdown widgets display breakdown elements as the X axis and indicators as the Y axis by default. Select this check box to display breakdown elements as the Y axis and indicators as the X axis.
Manual elements Breakdown elements can be selected automatically or manually. Select the Manual elements check box to display the Widget Elements related list for adding elements. Clear the Manual elements check box to automatically use the elements that belong to the breakdown.
Show top x If there are many breakdown instances, the breakdown chart may become too large. Enter a number to show only the top x of the instances. The maximum Number of elements in the breakdown charts can also be specified at System > Properties. The top x for a widget cannot be higher than the property maximum.
Percentages If you select No percentages, no score percentages are shown for the instances. If you select Percentage of elements, a score percentage is shown for each instance. For example, 6.4% of the total incidents are Critical, 11.8% are High, and so on.
Show total If you selected Scorecard in the Visualization field, an extra row can be included in the breakdown chart showing the totals of all selected breakdowns.
Show bar The score for each instance is represented by a bar.
Column Settings
Current score Display the score from the latest data collection.
Trend Shows the direction the indicator is moving. The trend is shown in a mini-chart on the dashboard.
Multiple scores Adds scores to the scorecard. Select the number of additional scores to display in Number of periods. Select the length of each period in Period step. If Current Score is also selected, the Score column is counted as the most recent period and N-1 periods are added.
Change Displays the change from the previous score.
Change % Displays the percentage change from the previous score.
Target Displays the target for the indicator if a target has been defined.
Gap Displays the difference between the current and the target scores. Gap can be either positive (moving towards the target) or negative (moving away from the target).
Gap % Displays the percentage difference between the current and target scores. Gap % can be either positive (moving towards the target) or negative (moving away from the target).