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Create an area or spline report in the Report Builder

Create an area or spline report in the Report Builder

Area and spline reports show trends over time for related attributes.

Area and spline report style options – Report Builder

Change the look of your area or spline report.

When you create or edit a report, click the gear icon (Cogwheel) after the Type field to open the Style your chart dialog box with options to configure the look of your chart. The options are organized under the General, Title, Legend, and Axis tabs. Chart options are automatically saved when you click Close. To see how the chart looks with the saved settings, click Save.
Table 1. Area and spline chart style options
Field Description
General
Chart color If no group by or stack by is used, Use one color is automatically selected. Select a single predefined system color.
If a group by or stack by is used, select one of the following options:
  • Use color palette: Select a color palette from the predefined system color palettes.
  • Use several colors: Define a custom set of Colors using hex codes. You can add any number of colors.
  • Use chart colors: Use the colors defined in Reports > Chart Colors.
Display data labels Select this check box to display the value for each data point.
Marker Select this check box to display a symbol at each data point.
Custom chart size Select this check box to specify the chart's width and height in pixels.
Chart size Select a chart size. This field is available when Custom chart size is cleared.
Drilldown View Select a view that determines how detailed records are shown when a specific part of the report visualization is clicked. This option is available for charts with drill-down capabilities. If you select a view that has no fields in common to link to the table that the report is based on, the default view is used. See Define a report drilldown in the Report Designer.
Decimal precision Number of decimal places to show. You can show from zero to four decimal places. Default value: 2. To change the default value, create the system property glide.chart.decimal.precision and specify the value.
Note: Percentage labels do not change accordingly with the decimal precision specified.
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Title
Show chart title Select when the chart title is displayed.
  • Never: never shows the chart title.
  • Report only: shows the chart title on reports.
  • Always: shows the chart title on reports, dashboards, and homepages.
Chart title Enter a title for this chart. The title has a maximum length of 40 characters. If no title is entered, the report name is used for the title. This field is available when Report only or Always is selected from the Show chart title list.
Chart title size Enter the size of the chart title in pixels. This field is available when Report only or Always is selected from the Show chart title list.
Chart title color Select the color for the chart title. This field is available when Report only or Always is selected from the Show chart title list.
Custom chart title position Select this check box to specify X and Y coordinates for the position of the chart title. This field is available when Report only or Always is selected from the Show chart title list.
Title horizontal alignment Select how the chart title is aligned horizontally. This field is available when Custom chart title position is cleared.
Title vertical alignment Select how the chart title is aligned vertically. This field is available when Custom chart title position is cleared.
Legend
Show legend Select this check box to show a chart legend. This check box is available when a Group by field is selected on the report form.
Legend horizontal alignment Select how the legend is aligned horizontally. This field is available when Show legend is selected.
Legend vertical alignment Select how the legend is aligned vertically. This field is available when Show legend is selected.
Left align legend text Select to left-align the legend text. By default, legend text is centered.
Show legend border Select this check box to display a border around the legend. This check box is available when Show legend is selected.
Axis
Axis tab Configure the titles, appearance, and labels of the X and Y axis. For the Y axis, you can also specify a From and To range.

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