In the vitara bar chart click on ‘Edit’ button to open the properties window.
In the properties window open the ‘Series’ menu. Click on ‘Edit’ for the series on which you want to show the data markers.
Expnad the ‘Type’ drop down box, and select the option ‘Data Markers’. When we select the option ‘Data Markers’, the series window will display all the options related to data markers.
In the below screenshot the basic properties of the data markers like marker selection, marker color and marker size are highlighted.
Click on the marker icon to open the marker selection window. Please refer to the below screenshot.
After selecting the desired marker close the marker selection window. Select the size of the marker and color.
Below is the screenshot of bar chart in which the bars are replaced with marker.
When we enable data markers, one marker will be displayed for each data point . The position of the data marker will depend on the value of the data point. If we disable the Keep aspect ratio property, the data marker will be streched to fill the gap from the axis origin, i.e. 0, to the value of the data point.
Below is the screenshot of how the data markers looks when we disable Keep Aspect ratio property.
In the normal mode, for each data point one data marker will be displayed. Using Repeat Marker property the data markers will from a bar/column shape filled with marker. Inside each bar the marker will be filled with some predefined number of rows.
Enable the check box Repeat Marker.
Select nummber of units per row. Click on apply.
If we choose fill mode, the data markers will be filled with a color depending on the value we set as Maximum value (while the marker size remains the same for all data points).
Prior to 4.4 version we can implement the scatter chart using the options in the series tab. In the 4.4 release we removed the “Scatter” option from the “Series” tab. Now we can use “Data Markers” option to implement the scatter charts. In the 4.4 version, the series-type drop down box will look as shown below.
Below are the steps to implement the scatter chart using the Vitara charts 4.4 version.
Step 1: Use a Vitara Bar/column chart.
Step 2: In the “Appearance” tab, enable the option “Overlay Bar/Column”.
Step 3: Open the “Series” tab and for the metric which you want to show as a simple tick, click on ‘Edit’.
Step 4: Select the series type as “Data Markers”.
Step 5: When we select the option ‘Data Markers’, the series window will display all the options related to data markers.
Step 6: Click on “Apply” button.