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All Charts require at least one measure to display.

If you see the message: Add a measure to continue either you need to select a measure and drag it to either the Rows or Columns area.

Many charts require a particular combination of measures and/or fields to be displayed.

If you have added a measure and your chart is still not displaying, check for one of the following messages and address the issue:

 

  • Dual-Axis Column-Line charts require two or more Measures in the Columns area. Other fields or dimension cannot be added to the Columns area.

For more information on creating Dual-Axis Column-Line charts click here

 

  • Dual-Axis Column-Spline charts require two or more Measures in the Columns area. Other fields or dimension cannot be added to the Columns area.

For more information on creating Dual-Axis Column-Spline charts click here.

 

  • Dual-Axis Stacked Column Line charts require three or more Measures in the columns area. Other fields or dimensions cannot be added to the columns area.

For more information on creating Dual-Axis Stacked Column-Line charts click here

 

  • Dual-Axis Stacked Column Spline charts require three or more Measures in the columns area. Other fields or dimensions cannot be added to the columns area.

For more information on creating Dual-Axis Stacked Column-Spline charts click here

 

  • Multi-Axis Line charts require two or more Measures in the Columns area. Other fields or dimensions cannot be added to the Columns area.

For more information on creating Multi-Axis Line charts click here

 

  • Multi-Axis Spline charts require two or more Measures in the Columns area. Other fields or dimensions cannot be added to the Columns area.

For more information on creating Multi-Axis Spline charts click here

 

  • Multi-Axis Column charts require two or more Measures in the Columns area. Other fields or dimensions cannot be added to the Columns area.

For more information on creating Multi-Axis Column charts click here

 

  • To create a Time-Series chart, put a single Date or Time field on Rows area. The grouping must be set to a day or smaller interval.

For more information on creating Time-Series charts click here

 

  • Scatter charts require two Measures in the Columns area, and cannot be placed between other fields or dimensions.

For more information on creating Scatter charts click here

 

  • Bubble charts require three measures in the Columns area; they can’t be placed between other fields or measures.

For more information on creating Bubble charts click here

 

  • Dual-Level Pie charts require at least one measure and one field. Fields must be placed in the Rows area. Only one field can be placed in the Rows area if the box contains a measure. Two fields can be placed in the Rows area if the box contains no measures. Multiple measures are allowed in the Rows area, but only one measure is allowed in the Columns area.

For more information on creating Dual-Level Pie charts click here

 

  • Non-OLAP heat map charts require one field, followed by one Measure, in the Columns box to create the x-axis. They require one field in the Rows box to create the y-axis.

For more information on creating Heat Map charts click here

 

  • Time Series Heat Map charts require one Measure in the Columns box and one ‘DateTime’ type field in the Rows box. The grouping must be set to Hour by Day interval.

For more information on creating Time-Series Heat Map charts click here

 

  • Non-OLAP Dual-Measure Tree Map charts require two Measures in the Columns area and one Field in the Rows area.

For more information on creating Dual-Measure Tree Map charts click here

 

  • Non-OLAP Tree Map charts require one Measure in the Columns area and one or more Fields in the Rows area.

For more information on creating Tree Map charts click here

 

  • Non-OLAP Parent Tree Map charts require one Measure in the Columns area and two or more Fields in the Rows area.

For more information on creating Parent Tree Map charts click here

 

 

 

 

 

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