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Assigning Data

First, I need to drag the stacked area widget from the “Distribution” section of the widget menu onto my dashboard. Then, I am going to resize it by dragging its edges so that it will be easy to read. This is what my stacked area widget looks like before I have assigned data to it.

chart view displays the visualization of the assigned data source to the stacked area chart widget

Next, I am going to click the “Settings” button in the upper right corner of the widget. I would like my stacked area chart to display the minimum and maximum temperatures for each day of August 2018, so I am going to rename my widget accordingly. To do this, I will click the “Properties” tab and type in my stacked area chart’s new name.

option to rename properties tab to August 2018 Min and Max Temps using the settings menu

 

Now, I am ready to assign data to my widget. After clicking the “Assign Data” tab, I will drag the “Max Temp” and “Min Temp” fields to the “Values” box and the “Date” field to the “Columns” box.

 

option to drag and set the Max Temp and Min Temp fields to the Values into the Assign Data tab of the settings menu

option to drag and set the Date field to the Columns into the Assign Data tab of the settings menu

 

 

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