Configure Line Chart | Zoho Creator Help

Configure line chart

Line charts are used to depict trends over periods of time such as analyzing long-term trends in sales, financial data, or marketing statistics. The vertical axis usually displays numeric values, while the X-axis indicates certain specific time periods. Configuring them includes setting values for the x and y axes.

To configure a line chart

  1. Edit your application.
  2. Select the required page, then open the  page builder .
  3. Click the  Chart  option from the page elements menu on the left. A menu will slide in.
  4. Drag and drop a  line chart  from the chart gallery. The  Chart Configuration  pane slides in from the right. 

  5. Select a  form  to represent its data on the chart.

    Note:  The   Form   dropdown lists all the forms in the application you are currently working on. To select a form from another application, click the  Change App  in blue in the footer of the form dropdown. Select another application and click  Done  to view all the forms in it.
  6. Select a  field  to map the category axis (x-axis) that defines the horizontal axis of the chart.
  7. Enter a  label  for the x-axis.

  8. Choose a  value type  to be displayed on the y-axis.
    • Aggregate : Display the aggregate such as  Sum  or  Count  of the field. 

    • Actual : Display the actual value of the field.

  9. Enter a  label  for the y-axis.
  10. Evaluate for:
    • All Records : Evaluates for all the records in the form.

    • Selected Records : Evaluates for records based on the set criteria.
      • To set criteria: Click  Selected Records > Select Field > Select Operator > Enter a value  . Choose  AND  or  OR  to add criteria. 

  11. Click the  Preview  option at the top right of the  Chart Configuration  pane to view a preview of the configured chart.
  12. Close the preview window and make further edits to the chart or click  Done  to confirm submission.



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