Query: How to create Bar

Bar: A collection of data presented in horizontal columns (attributes), where the length of each cell is proportional to its scale. 

Bar Instructions - The sample chart uses the International Financial Statistics dataset and displays data for Japan's Exports of Goods, FOB in US Dollars from 2009 through 2013.

Users may follow the steps below to replicate the below chart. 



Select Bar from View

Step 1: Select time
Step 2: Select country
Step 3: Select indicator
  • Click on the plus sign next to Fixed and select Indicator       
  • In the Indicator attribute, click on  
  • From the pop up dialogue, do a right click, go to Hierarchy and select Default.  Thereafter, do the following: 
  • Click on External Trade, then
  • Click on Export of Goods, then
  • Select the following indicator: "Goods, Value of Exports, FOB, US Dollars".  Click Apply and OK. 

Hints: 
  • To quickly find an indicator, country or time period, use the provided search box. 
  • Place cursor over the 'play' icon to see the graph change over time or select each year separately to view it.
  • The system allows dragging and dropping variables between attributes (or by clicking on the wheel icon ) in the Data View pane for different results.

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