Query: How to create Bubble chart

Bubble: Displays a set of three variables and presents them as scattered bubbles. The third dimension is the size of a bubble.

Bubble chart Instructions - The sample chart uses the International Financial Statistics dataset. For Advanced Economies countries the chart plots GDP, Real, Index against CPI, All Items, Index; the size of the bubbles denotes the amount of Quota in SDRs; it shows the years : 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. 

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

Select 
Bubble from View

Step 1: Select first indicator
Step 2: Select second indicator
  • Click on Y Axis so it is shaded.
  • Click on the plus sign next to Plot Area and select Indicator.
  • In the pop up dialogue box search for Gross Domestic Product, Real, Index; select and click GO.
  • For detailed instructions:  Query: How to find the indicator for which I want data?  
Step 3: Select third indicator:
Step 4: Select country:
  • Click on the plus sign next to Bubbles and select Country.
  • In the Country attribute, click on 
  • Place cursor somewhere in the gray area of the pop up dialogue box and right click.
  • Mouse over Group and click to select Advanced Economies .
  • From the pop up dialogue box select All Items on the ScreenClick Apply and OK.
  • For detailed instructions: Query: How to select the countries for which I want data?
Step 5: Select time
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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