Comparing two visualizations

You can create your own comparison to analyze the data between two visualizations. Or, you can start with a recommended comparison. In either case, a summary of key information and differences between the two visualizations is generated.

About this task

Complete the following steps to create a comparison between two visualizations.
Note: When you create a new visualization, you can select a blank comparison card with two slots for visualizations.


  1. Click the Explorations icon Explorations icon in the side pane.
    The Cards pane opens.
  2. Select a card to create a comparison.
    A visualization is displayed.
  3. On the toolbar, click Compare.
    The How do you want to compare? page is displayed with guidance on how to create your own comparison or start with a recommendation.
  4. Click Add card icon Add card icon on a card thumbnail to add it to the list of cards in the navigation panel. Or, click the card thumbnail to add the new card and immediately view it.
  5. Optionally, modify the data in one visualization to compare with the other visualization.
    1. Select one of the two visualizations.
    2. In the Fields tab, modify the visualization in some of the following ways, for example: