Bullet Chart

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The bullet chart was designed by Stephen Few to compare a quantitative amount against at least 2 references values "to replace the meters and gauges that are often used on dashboards." (www.perceptualedge.com/articles/misc/Bullet_Graph_Design_Spec.pdf)

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Description

The bullet chart was designed by Stephen Few to compare a quantitative amount against at least 2 references values "to replace the meters and gauges that are often used on dashboards." (http://www.perceptualedge.com/articles/misc/Bullet_Graph_Design_Spec.pdf).

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Version

VersionRelease DateAuthor
1.002014-06-05Carlos Mohedano

Installation

QlikView Desktop

  1. Download Bullet.zip.
  2. Change the name Bullet.zip to Bullet.qar.
  3. Double-click Bullet.qar.  QlikView Desktop should open and the following screen will confirm the extension's successful installation.


QlikView Server

  1. Download Bullet.zip and extract the file.
  2. Copy the upzipped files to C:\ProgramData\QlikTech\QlikViewServer\Extensions\Objects

How-to

  1. In QlikView Desktop, turn on the WebView


  2. Right-click on the sheet and click New Sheet Object
  3. In Extension Objects drag the Bullet Chart to any place on the sheet
  4. Right-click on the new Bullet Chart and click Properties
  5. The following properties window allows for the following options.

    Bullet Chart - Text label located to the left of the Bullet Chart
    Performance Measure - Function to determine the length of the bar within the bullet chart
    Performance Color - Color of the bar within the bullet chart
    Comparative Measure - Vertical bar of first reference 
    Comparative Color - Color of the vertical bar of first reference 
    Qualitative Range 1 - Length of the left-most background area behind the performance measure bar
    Color1 - Color of the left-most background area behind the performance measure bar
    Qualitative Range 2 - Length of the middle background area behind the performance measure bar
    Color2 - Color of the middle background area behind the performance measure bar
    Qualitative Range 3 - Length of the right-most background area behind the performance measure bar
    Color3 - Color of the right-most background area behind the performance measure bar

Reported Bugs

VersionBugs
1.00None

Fixes

VersionFixes
1.00None

Version: Release date
1 2014-06-05


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