Configure bar chart

Configure bar chart

Bar chart configuration includes getting values for the x and y axes. Configure a simple bar chart using the steps given below.

Note: The bar chart is similar to the column chart. The difference is in the orientation. Here, the x-axis is the vertical axis facilitating enough space for descriptoin of the entities.

To configure a bar chart

  1. Drag and drop a simple bar chart from the bar chart types available in the gallery. A chart configuration sheet slides in from the right. 

  2. Select a form to represent its data on the chart.

    Note: The FORM dropdown lists all the forms in the application you are currently working on. To select a form from another application, click the Change App in blue in the footer of the form dropdown. Select another application and click DONE to view all the forms in it.


  3. Select a field to map the category axis (x-axis).
  4. Enter a label for the x-axis.

  5. Choose a value type to be displayed on the y-axis.
    • Aggregate: Display the aggregate such as Sum or Count of the field. 

    • Actual: Display the actual value of the field.

  6. Enter a label for the y-axis.
  7. Evaluate for:
    • All Records: Evaluates for all the records in the form.

    • Selected Records: Evaluates for records based on the set criteria.
      • To set criteria: Click Selected Records > Select Field > Select Operator > Enter a value . Choose AND or OR to add criteria. 

  8. Click the PREVIEW option at the top right of the chart configuration sheet.
  9. Close the preview window and make further edits to the chart or click DONE to confirm submission.

To configure a stacked bar chart and Stacked percentage bar chart

  1. After Step.4 in the simple column chart configuration, choose a Stack by field from the drop down

  2. Continue configuring from Step.5 .

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