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Assigning Data

First, I need to drag the tree map widget from the “Relationship” 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 tree map widget looks like before I have assigned data to it.

 

Next, I will click the “Settings” button in the upper right corner of the widget and click the “Assign Data” tab.

chart view displays the visualization of the assigned data source to the tree map widget

 

I would like my widget to display the gold and silver medals earned by each country, so I will drag the “Gold” and “Silver” fields to the “Values” box and the “Country” field to the “Columns” box.

option to drag the Gold and Silver fields to the Values into the Assign Data tab of the settings menu

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

 

My tree map has now been created, but it is a bit difficult to read due to the sheer amount of data it displays. Thus, I am going to filter my data to make my widget more manageable.

 

dashboard view shows the tree map of filtered data

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