A graph can display one or more metrics across one or two dimensions of data.
Graphs are very powerful visualizations, and learning to use them enables you to answer a large variety of questions.
Graphs lets you easily see trends in business metrics over continuous data because you can select a subset of a dimension over which the metrics are graphed (such as a specific time frame) and zoom in to look at the data for that period in greater detail. For instructions to zoom in a graph or table, see Zooming in Visualizations .
In the following example, you see a bar graph in which the number of sessions associated with each day is depicted by the length of the bar. When you move the mouse pointer over the bar for a particular day, the numerical value represented by the bar displays.
Gradient Overlay on a Graph
You can right-click and select a Gradient Overlay from the menu to better view graph elements.
- No Gradient Overlay (default). Select to show bars without gradient overlay applied.
- Background from Left . Select to show gradation of colors across all bars from left to right.
- Background from Right . Select to show gradation of colors across all bars from right to left.
- Cylinder . Select to show gradation of colors from the center of each bar to the edge of each bar.
Adding Callouts to a Graph
You can also add callouts to linear graphs. See Adding Callouts to a Workspace .
To add a callout to Graph visualizations, you need to right-click at the bottom of the visualization (the base axis) to open a menu and select Add Callout .