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Learning QlikView Data Visualization by Karl Pover

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Data visualization style guide for scatterplot charts

The scatterplot chart contains several new items to consider in our data visualization style guide. We take the time to review a few previous rules and add some new ones.

Rule 1: use adequate labeling

All components of a chart should be made coherent by adequate labeling. We will use Tahoma as the font of all labels and use font size 8 to 10.

Define the following labels as we've discussed in previous chapters:

Label

Text

Chart

Days worked vs. project margin by project

Dimension

Project Code

Metric

Profit Margin and Days Worked

Axes label

K as the Thousand Symbol

Finally, verify that the number format of each expression is Integer in the Numbers tab and add a reference line at ...

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