Blocks Chart... or so

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  1. ManniAT
    ManniAT avatar
    885 posts
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    Nov 2003

    Posted 30 Jan 2014 Link to this post


    I want to produce a chart like in the attached image.

    I can do it at the moment using 3 different series of barcharts.
    But this gives me several hundred bar - not the best performance of course (also memory wasting).

    My data is a series of "states" - one for every minute where a state can either be 1, 2 or 3.
    So the original data is something like
    17:00 1
    17:01 1
    17:35 1
    17:36 2
    17:37 2
    18:10 2
    18:11 3
    22:08 2
    22:09 1
    22:10 1 (last datapoint)

    I already compress this data for storage like this:
    17:00 1
    17:36 2
    18:11 3
    22:08 2
    22:09 1
    22:10 1 (last datapoint)

    This means - I start with the first - store the next when a change happens, and so forth.
    Something like "remember the changes" - with the exception that I always store the last point no matter what the last but one was.

    I can easily achieve a chart like in the attachment - with the original data.
    I want to build it from the compressed ones.

    I I could do it with a rectangle line - but I need different colored fill - and no line at all - just bars.
    Can this be done?

  2. Victor
    Victor avatar
    1358 posts

    Posted 03 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Manfred,

    Thanks for the question.
    Currently the chart does not support this plot scenario. This looks like a gantt view or a scheduler. If more people start asking for this we will surely implement it. I have added your feature request to out backlog.
    Please write again if you need further assistance.

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