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Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example Beginner’s Guide by Dario R. Bernabeu, Mariano García Mattío

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Time for action – creating a bar chart

We will add a bar chart to our report to display information about the movies rented. Then we will configure the type of chart we want to visualize, its data source, and other characteristics. We will create a chart to display an analysis of the total number of movies rented by rating.

  1. Add a Time for action – creating a bar chartChart () object to the Report Header section under the pie chart.
  2. Double-click on this new chart to start configuring it. In the upper part, choose the bar chart type:
    Time for action – creating a bar chart
  3. In the right-hand part, configure the data source as follows: ...

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