Dumbbell Chart

Dumbbell charts are an alternative visualization choice for illustrating the change between two data points. The chart can also show the difference between the two data points in the form of a percentage.


Metrics: 2 metrics re required Attributes: 1 attribute. Use as Filter Option - Available

dumbbell inputs

Data labels

We can modify the data labels format for the data labels and variation also. You can see the attached screenshots below. Dumbbell inputs

Dumbbell inputs


We can set thresholds on metrics using any criteria to show specific colors on the chart. We can also include markers in thresholds. Open the property editor by clicking on the ‘Edit’ button and select the ‘Threshold’ tab.

dumbbell threshold add

In the threshold editor window apply source, target, threshold condition and the other related information to set a threshold on the chart.

dumbbell threshold condition

After giving all the inputs click on ‘Apply’ button.

Background Image

The steps to set a background image for all Vitara charts are explained in backgroundImage.

Small Multiples

Dumbbell chart supports small multiples feature. Small multiples feature is explained in smallMultiples.