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Content Creation

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Drill functionality by Chart Type

Last week I was trying to get the Drill Through relationships to work in a line chart. The horizontal axis for the line chart was set to a date field and the vertical axis to a metric. How hard can this be??

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Freehand SQL reports

Most users will use the Drag and Drop report creation method to build their reports. This is the default builder, taking the complexity of the database out of the equation.

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Auto-refresh a Dashboard

Ever wanted to show a dashboard on a big screen in a reception area or office?

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100% Stacked Column Charts

100% Stacked Column Charts

The 100% Stacked Column Chart is an extension of the Stacked Column chart in that it compares the percentage that each value contributes to a total.

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Choosing the right chart type

Choosing the right chart type

Using charts or graphs are a great way to present data and often the preferred manner that our users view their data.

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Creating a Year over Year (YOY) Comparison

This article describes how to build a report to compare year over year data.

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Adding context to your charts

Adding context to your charts

A few articles back, I wrote about Parameter Replacement in Yellowfin to provide better narratives to your reports and dashboards. Another feature that goes hand in hand with this is Set Analysis.

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Custom Sorting

Custom Sorting

Many of the reports customers need involve data that are sorted by month. Let us take a ‘Sales by Month’ report.