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Chart Types & Uses

There are six primary chart types for Dashboards at your disposal within the "Edit Widget" menu:

  1. Vertical Bar: Graph displaying vertical bars with the lengths proportional to the data they represent. 
    Example: A bar graph displaying the total invoice amounts by day.
  2. Horizontal Bar: Graph displaying horizontal bars with the lengths proportional to the data they represent.
    Example: A horizontal bar graph displaying the total number of purchase order amounts by month.
  3. Line: Line graph displaying the selected data as a series of data points connected by straight line segments. 
    Example: A line graph representing the number of Purchase Orders (POs) processed by week.
  4. Percent: A fractional representation of your data. 
    Example: Percentage of invoices that were marked as "Acknowledged."
  5. Pie: Chart with each section proportional to the quantity of data it represents. 
    Example: A pie chart representing the volume of EDI documents by partner. 
  6. Summary:  A representation of a single aggregation, without a dimension.
    Example: The total number of EDI documents you have in Syncrofy.

To view the actual data contained in a given chart, click the gray View underlying data button in the upper right-hand corner of the widget on the Main Dashboards Screen. The data contained in the chart will be displayed in table format with sortable columns.