Circles Timeline Tutorial

Pris Domo Employee
edited October 2022 in Charting

Circles timelines are good for showing discrete values of varying size across multiple categories (eg earthquakes by continent)

How to build in Analyzer:

  1. Select 'Scatterplot' under 'Popular Charts' as the Chart Type
  2. Create Calculated Field named 'Dummy Field': 1
  3. Drag 'Date' to X-Axis
  4. Drag 'Dummy Field' into 'Y Axis'
  5. Drag 'Region' into 'Series'
  6. Drag 'Sales' into 'Bubble Size'
  7. In Chart Properties, configure the following:
    1. General -> Font Size: Larger
    2. General -> Symbol Border Colour: White
    3. General -> Symbol Transparency Percent: 30
    4. Quadrant Lines-> Y Scale Value: 1
    5. Gridlines -> 'Hide All Grids' checked
    6. Data Label Settings -> Text as %_BUBBLE_VALUE
    7. Data Label Settings -> Text Size: Small
    8. Data Label Settings -> Justification: Center
    9. Data Label Settings -> 'Use Scale Format' checked
    10. Data Label Settings -> 'Use Scale Abbreviation' checked
    11. Value Scale (Y) -> 'Show Label': Never
    12. Value Scale (X) -> 'Show Label': Never
    13. Hover Text Settings -> Hover Text as


Sales ($): %_BUBBLE_VALUE