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Creating your first chart

Learn how to create your first chart

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Written by Erik
Updated over a week ago

In this detailed walkthrough, we will familiarize ourselves with how create your first chart, select the data set, choose chart type, as well as add columns & metrics.

  • Navigate to the top menu and click on the plus icon '+'. From the dropdown menu, choose "Chart":

  • The "Create a new chart" screen will display. Click the dropdown arrow in the "Choose a Dataset" field, then select your desired dataset.

  • Within the "Create a new chart" dialog, you can choose your preferred chart type:

Add a Metric or Column

You can drag and drop metrics or columns into the corresponding destination fields.

Upon dropping the metric or column, the associated pop-out window for that field will automatically appear, allowing you to enter the necessary details.

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Choosing the Dimension for the X-axis

Within the "Chart Builder," located in the "Query" panel, you can specify the x-axis dimension.

You have the flexibility to set up both temporal (time series) and non-temporal x-axis dimensions.

Upon selecting a temporal dataset column as the x-axis dimension, the "Time Grain" field becomes visible, enabling you to define the granularity of the displayed x-axis values.

Saving chart

Once you finish creating your chart, simply click the "Save" button and choose which Dashboard to add this chart to:

Congratulations on your first chart!

Contact Mapsly support at any time

If you have any questions or need help configuring your charts & dashboards, contact Mapsly support team 24/7 by chat or email at [email protected], we'll be happy to help.

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