DocumentationUser The Visualize ToolHow do I create a Spline Visual?

How do I create a Spline Visual?

1. Prepare the data.

Open the Prep Tool.

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Select the Fields that you want included in the chart.

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For this example, we selected Visits, Location, and Date.

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Click the Run icon to apply the selection(s) to the Table.

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Once you have the Fields you want included in the chart, click the Save icon.

  1. Name - enter a name for the New View.
  2. Description - enter a description of what is included in the New View (optional).
  3. Set as Default - select Yes or No.
  4. Share To - select None or Limit.  The Limit option will open a list of Users that you can choose to share the New View with.
  5. Click Save.
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For our example, we will Name the New View: Visual Examples

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2. Create a Visualization.

Click on the Visualize Tool.

  • X-Axis - goes along the bottom of the chart (or up the side if using a bar chart).
  • Y-Axis/Series - is what the chart shows.
  • Breakdown(s) - is what Field the chart will break the data down by.
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Select a specific View from the menu.

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For this example, we selected the "Visual Examples" View (we saved this View a few steps earlier).

Next, we selected Spline from the Type menu.

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Make selections for the Metric(s), Dimension(s), and Add Breakdown(s) if wanted.

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Click the Run icon to apply the selections.

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Here is an example of the Spline Visual.

Click the adjustments menu, if you want to make further changes.

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  1. Axis Label - this can be re-named (if wanted) for further clarification with the Visualization being set up.
  2. Trendline - this can be set to On or Off (Off is the default setting).

 

For this example, we will turn On the Trendline to demonstrate what it does.

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Click the Run icon to apply the changes.

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Notice the Trendline is showing in the Visualization, now.

Click Save when you are finished.

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Enter a Name, Description (optional), and select any Share options wanted for the New Visual.  Click Save when completed.

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