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Sparkline






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A sparkline chart is known for its small size and data density. It presents trends and variations according to some sort of measurement. So sparkline has one or more measure in Columns

Data Set: Sample Superstore Dataset



Building a sparkline


Opening Superstore dataset

     Right-click and drag Order Date to Columns, select continuous Day
     Move Category to Rows and Sales next to Category
     On Marks card, make sure Line is selected. Move Category to Color
You will now have very small sparklines presenting changes in sales over years of three product categories.




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