This article will familiarize you with the overview, and configuration of the Dial chart.

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Dial Chart is represented in a semi-circle axis with a needle to visualize a single metric value against the metric’s LSL, Target, and USL. The axis consists of colored data range and interval markers, whereas the needle indicates the metric value. The metric value is also shown in the center of the dial chart.

The Dial chart is available for the following analytics components – Pivot Table, Analytics Builder

Note: The dial chart can be plotted for a single metric value only.


To plot a Dial chart, perform the following steps –

1. Open the Analytics page and click the Add Widget icon. The Analytics Builder appears.

2. Click the Dial chart. The Settings page appears.

3. Enter the given information in the Data Criteria and Dimension and Settings as per your requirements.

  • Widget Name – Modify the widget name if required.

Data Criteria

  • Select Workitem type – Select the workitem type for which you want to plot the chart. You can select any number of workitems for a scatter chart. If the selected workitem type has no instances in it, a message is displayed on the screen.
    Note: If you select the My Workitem option, the Release, Sprint, and Task Plan options won’t be selected as they are dependent on the form’s execution.
  • Select workitem status – Select the workitem status such as All, Open, Closed, etc. for the workitem types.
  • Select Filter – Select the filter that you want to apply on the workitems for the scatter chart. You can also create a new filter.
  • Date Range – Select the start date and the end date under the data criteria to plot the chart. By default, it loads the Project start and end dates.

Dimensions and Settings

  • Select aggregation – You can plot the chart based on the numeric field of the selected workitem type such as count, sum, percentage, etc.
  • Select the attribute (and its values) which you want to be plotted on the dial chart. The attribute field shows all the fields which are common in the selected workitem types.

Conditional Formatting

Specify the numeric range and colors for these ranges to be plotted on the chart.

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