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SLOPE PLOT

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.

PLOT DETAIL

The plot is run at the total plotted data level...

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...and for each dimension.

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By clicking on a legend value you can highlight that value on the charts. Dots are accompanied by value labels. If the value labels are too close and would overlap, the app tries to show only one label.

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SAVING THE PLOT

To save the plot as a PNG file, click on the small circle to the right of the legend, and select "save as PNG".

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OTHER OPTIONS

Open the expander under the 📊 Plot type drop down menu by clicking on the ➕ sign.

Additional options are available for selection.

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By default all metrics present in the dataset are plotted. You can choose to plot only one metric, for instance "Amount".

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Only the Amount plot will be plotted.

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You can also change the order of the plot metrics. For instance instead of Amount, then Price, then Units, you can choose a different order

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The metrics will be plotted in the required order.

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By default, the four top items in terms of total Amount of the two periods are plotted, while the other items are aggregated together.

You can change the number of top items, and you can choose not to plot the value of the other aggregated items.

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.

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 the IBCS examples.

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TABLEAU PALETTE

This elegant palette is both beautiful and functional.

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This bright palette contains clusters with distinct color separations.

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MODERN PALETTE

This fresh palette contains modern tones and stunning highlight colors.

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BLUE & GREEN PALETTE

This contiguous palette creates a bi-chromatic chart in cool subdued hues.

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KHAKI & DENIM PALETTE

This subdued palette great for complex charts.

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POLO PALETTE

This subdued palette is good for charts requiring contrast between segments.

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HEATING UP PALETTE

This bright palette is great for complex charts.

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POWERBI DEFAULT PALETTE

A lively, colorful palette.

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IBCS PALETTE

This functional palette minimizes the risk of confusion between colors .

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