Setting properties for Tag Cloud chart

You need to set chart properties for the charts that you add to a widget.

Setting Chart properties

  1. On the widget page, click the Set Properties set properties icon.

    The Set Properties window opens.

  2. Click the Chart tab.
  3. In the navigation pane of the Chart tab, click Chart.
  4. If you want the published widget to display the chart in spiral mode or rectangular mode, click Spiral or Rectangular.
  5. In the Angles of Text field, enter the angle to display the text in the way you want. You can enter multiple angles by separating them with a comma.

    For example, text that is displayed on a Tag Cloud chart can be rotated by certain angles. By specifying the angles such as 90,0,90 in this field, the text gets rotated in these angles.

  6. In the Text Spacing (in px) field, select or enter the value that specifies spacing between the text.

Setting Series properties

In the navigation pane of the Chart tab, click Series, and complete the following steps in each Series pane:
  • In the Word, Value/Frequency, Category, and Additional Tooltip Text fields, enter the required column names from the manual data definition preview. Enter only those column names that you want to display on the chart.
  • If you want the published widget to display values according to logarithmic scale, select the Show Value as per Logarithmic scale checkbox.

Setting Color properties

In the navigation pane of the Chart tab, click Colors, and complete the following steps to set the color properties:

  • If you want the published chart to display colors according to the dashboard theme and without a scale, click No scale and default colors based on selected Theme.

    The chart is plotted by using the data that is specified by the Value/Frequency field in the Series tab.

  • If you want the published chart to show a scale, and display colors based on the minimum and maximum colors that you select for the value or frequency of the word, click Show a Linear Scale, and complete the following steps:
    • Click the colored box next to Min Value Color and Max Value Color.
    • In the Color picker, select a color.

    The chart is plotted by using the data that is specified by the Value/Frequency field in the Series tab.

  • If you want the published chart to show a scale and display colors based on the ranges and colors that you select for the value or frequency of the word, click Show scale based on Range, and complete the following steps:
    1. In the Range fields, select or enter minimum and maximum values.
    2. Click the colored box under Color to open the Color picker, and select a color.
    3. To add more value ranges, click Add Another and repeat the earlier steps.
    4. To delete the range and the color that you assigned to it, click the Delete Delete icon that is displayed next to each range.

    The chart is plotted by using the data that is specified by the Value/Frequency field in the Series tab.

  • If you want the published chart to show a scale and to display colors according to the dashboard theme or display colors based on the custom colors that you select for the category of the word, click Show scale based on Category, and complete the following steps:
    • If you want the published chart to display colors according to the dashboard theme, click Dashboard Theme Colors.
    • If you want the published chart to display specific colors, click Custom Colors, and complete any of the following steps:
      • To display the chart in colors of your choice, click Define a color range, and complete the following steps:
        1. Click the colored box to open the Color picker, and select a color.
        2. To add more colors or delete existing colors, complete any of the following steps:
          • Click the Add a color Add a color icon.
          • Click the drop-down list next to each colored box and in the pop-up window, click any of the following options:
            • Click either Add a color before this or Add a color after this option, based on where you want the color to be added.
            • To delete a color, click Delete this color option.
        3. To delete all the colors, click Delete all colors.
      • To display the chart in a standard predefined color range, click Select a standard color range and click any of the predefined color ranges.

    The chart is plotted by using the data that is specified by the Category field in the Series tab.