How do I create a Bar Visual?

1. Prepare the data.

Open the Prep Tool.

Select the Fields that you want included in the Visualization.

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Select the Fields you want included in the Visualization.

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For this example, we selected Date, Visits, Purchases, and Browser.

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Click the Run icon to apply the selection(s) to the Table.

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Click the Save icon.

  1. Name - enter a name for the New View.
  2. Description - enter a description of what is included in the New View (optional).
  3. Set as Default - select Yes or No.
  4. Share To - select None or Limit.  The Limit option will open a list of users that you can choose to share the New View with.
  5. Click Save.
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For our example, we named the New View: "Visual Examples (Purchases, Visits, Browser, Date)."

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2. Create a Visualization.

Click on the Visualize Tool.

  • X-Axis goes along the bottom of the chart (or up the side if using a bar chart).
  • Y-Axis/Series is what the chart shows.
  • Breakdown(s) is what field the chart will break the data down by.
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Select the View to use.

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View - we selected "Visual Examples (Purchases, Visits, Browser, Date)" (that we saved a few steps earlier).

Type - we selected Bar.

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Make your selections:

  • Metric(s) - We selected Visits and Purchases.
  • Dimension(s) - We selected Date.
  • Breakdown(s) - We added Browser.
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Click the Run icon to apply the selected changes.

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Here is our example of a Bar Visualization.

Click the adjustments menu, if you want to make further changes.

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  1. Axis Label - this can be re-named here (if wanted) for further clarification with the visualization being set up.
  2. Trendline - this can be set to On or Off (Off is the default setting). 
  • For this example, we will turn On the Trendline to demonstrate what it does.
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Click the Run icon to apply the changes.

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The Trendlines show in the Visualization, now.  

  • Notice that we can toggle On/Off the visibility of the various parts.

Click the Save icon when you are finished.

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Enter a Name, Description (optional), and select any Share options wanted for the New Visual.  Click Save when completed.

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