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Configuring Donut Charts for Build Your Own Reports

When you add a donut chart to a report, you can configure additional options.

Before You Begin

  • To build and deploy reports, your CommCell user account requires a role with the Add Report permission and an association with the CommCell entity.

For more information on users, permissions, and associations, see User Administration and Security - Overview.

Procedure

  1. On the Web Console for the Private Metrics Reporting Server, click Reports.

    The Worldwide Dashboard appears.

  2. To open a report where you have already added a data set, at the top of the page, click Worldwide Reports > Report Manager , and on the Reports tab, next to the Report Name under Actions, click Edit.
  3. Optional: If your report has multiple pages, click the tab for the page that you want to edit.
  4. Drag Donut Chart to the Drop components to build the report box.
  5. From the Data Sets list, drag an alphabetic-type field name to the Drop Dimension box.

    By default, the Drop Measure will show a count of the field that you selected for the Drop Dimension.

  6. If you want to graph something other than default, delete the Drop Measure selection, and from the Data Sets list, drag another field name to the Drop Measure box.

    A drop-down list appears under Drop Measure.

  7. Select an option for the type of aggregate information that you want to display in the chart.

    Options vary based on the type of field that you select.

  8. Select the chart, on the Properties tab, click General , and configure any of the chart settings.

    The following table lists the properties you can change:

    Goal Perform action under Look and Feel
    Enter a label for the chart In the Chart Title box, type a name for the chart.
    Display the value associated with each donut piece Set Show Data Labels to On.
    Hide the legend Set Show Legend to Off.
    Configure the placement of the legend in the chart In the Legend Position list, select Top, Bottom, Left, or Right.
    Configure the maximum number of characters in legend labels In the Max Legend Label Length box, type a number.
    Configure the starting angle for left side of the donut In the Start Angle box, type a number.
    Configure the ending angle for the right side of the donut In the End Angle box, type a number.
    Configure the size of the hole in the center of the donut In the Inner Width (%) box, type a number.

    The Height and Width options are not available for donut charts.

  9. On the Properties tab, click Fields , and configure any of the chart settings:
    • Configure the chart settings under Sorting.

      The following table lists the properties you can change:

      Goal Perform action under Sorting
      Sort data by the Drop Dimension values In the Sort By list, select X-Axis.
      Sort data by the Drop Measure values In the Sort By list, select Y-Axis.
      Sort data in ascending order In the Sort Order list, select Asc for ascending.
    • Configure the chart settings under Measure.

      The following table lists the properties you can change:

      Goal Perform action under Measure
      Specify the type of numeric value to display in the donut pieces In the Aggregate list, select one of the available options, such as Distinct or Avg.
      Automatically convert display sizes for labels Set Auto convert values to On.

      For example, 10,000 KB is converted to 10 MB.

    • Specify the data points that will appear in the chart.

      The following table lists the properties you can change:

      Goal Perform action under Dimension
      Specify the maximum number of values that appear in the chart Next to Max Points, type a number.
      Include all data points in the chart Set All Points to On.
    • To configure settings in Formatter under Measure or Dimension, see Formatting Data in Components for Build Your Own Reports.
    • Configure the chart settings under Custom Colors:
      1. Click Customize Series Colors .

        A list box and color box appear.

      2. Select a value from the list, or type a value, if not available in the list, and then click on the box next to it.
      3. In the Color dialog box, select a color, and then click OK.
      4. Repeat these steps to specify a color for any value.
      5. You can click the Default Color box, select a color from the Color dialog box, and then click OK.

        Any bar that is not configured with a custom color displays the color configured in the Default Color box.

  10. To configure settings under Custom Group, see Configuring Custom Groups in Charts.
  11. To configure settings under Custom Code , see Configuring Custom Code and Custom Styles for Reports.
  12. To save this version of your report specification in the Reports Manager, at the top of the Report Builder page, click Save.
  13. To make the report available to end users on the Reports page, at the top of the page, click Deploy.

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