The slope plot shows the value of the metrics available in the dataset in the t0 and t1 periods in absolute value or as % of the total.
The plot is run for the chosen dimension.
The integrated legends can also be positioned on the right....
or on the left of the plot...
SMALL MULTIPLES PLOT
To plot the items as small multiples, set the Plot Small multiples widget to True
and hit the Submit button.
SAVING THE PLOT
To save the plot as a PNG file, click on the small camera icon on the top right corner of the plot.
Open the expander under the 📊 Plot type drop down menu by clicking on the ➕ sign.
Additional options are available for selection.
Use the menu to select the metrics and the dimensions you do not want to plot. The residual metrics and dimensions will be plotted.
Choose how many items you want to plot. The other items will be aggregated together.
Values can be plotted in absolute value, as a % of total dataset, as a % of total dataset after filters, or as a % of the result row. The last two options only make sense if you plot a result row.
You can highlight a vertical category item.
Select the item you want to highlight in the choose items to highlight widget.
Please note that the highlighting function becomes active if the "greys" color pallet is selected. Otherwise it is inactive. It also does not work if you plot small multiples.
EDIT AND MOVE LABELS
You can edit and move around plot titles and labels. In this chart..
...you can move the value labels around, delete them and adjust their position. Here we moved the Norway label to the left to make it visible.
It is possible to annotate charts with lines, rectangles and circles. It is possible to modify the shapes and move them around, and delete them.
Hover and click on the "draw line", "draw circle" and "draw rectangle" icons on the menu bar on the upper right of the chart.
Draw and edit your shapes.
ADD PLOT MESSAGE
It is possible to add a message to the chart.
Add your message, one chart at a time to the text box.
Once you have finished writing the message for a chart, click on the 🚀 Submit.
Your message will appear above the chart title.
The downloaded image of the chart contains the message.
In the message is too long to fit in one row...
...it is possible to split it in two rows by inserting a """< BR > """ tag.
By default, the chart title is set on three lines, the first line contains the reporting unit ("who"), the second line the business metric ("what") and the third line the time period ("when").
You can adjust the position of the title, the message text and the horizontal line by moving them around with the mouse.
CHOICE OF COLOR PALETTE
You can choose one of the nine available color palettes. Six are inspired by Mekko Graphics, the other are default Tableau and PowerBi palettes, and a palette inspired from IBCS.
This elegant palette is both beautiful and functional.
If you need to integrate 'Mparanza charts in a document prepared with Think-cell.
This bright palette contains clusters with distinct color separations.
This fresh palette contains modern tones and stunning highlight colors.
BLUE & GREEN PALETTE
This contiguous palette creates a bi-chromatic chart in cool subdued hues.
KHAKI & DENIM PALETTE
This subdued palette great for complex charts.
This subdued palette is good for charts requiring contrast between segments.
HEATING UP PALETTE
This bright palette is great for complex charts.
POWERBI DEFAULT PALETTE
A lively, colorful palette.
This functional palette minimizes the risk of confusion between colors .
Avoids decorative use of colors. Similar pallets are available in other colors (greens, blues, reds,...)