Creating a bar chart
In a bar chart, you can compare values for different categories in your data.
There are two types of axes in the bar chart, a
Category axis and a
Value axis. In most cases, columns containing numerical data are selected on the
Value axis, and columns with categories are selected on the
The heights of the bars represent a certain aggregated value for each of the categories. An aggregated value could be, for example, a sum or an average.
- On the authoring bar, click Visualization types to open the flyout.
Bar chart visualization type to the wanted position on the analysis page.
A suggestion of a bar chart is presented.
- On the Value axis, select the column whose values you are interested in comparing.
Select which type of aggregated value you want to show.
The heights of the bars are recalculated to reflect your selected aggregation.
- On the Category axis, select the column containing the categories by which you wish to split the data.