This article will familiarize you with the overview, and configuration of the Group Stack Bar chart.

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In the Group Stack bar chart, a number of stacked bars are plotted in multiple groups to help you visualize a number of workitems across multiple categories and values.

It is available for the following analytics components – Analytics Builder


To plot a Group Stack Bar chart, perform the following steps –

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

2. Click the Group Stack bar chart. The Settings page appears.

Group Stack Bar chart

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 to 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 aggregate the chart values based on the numeric field of the selected workitem type such as count, sum, percentage, etc.
  • Show Data Labels – Enable this option to view the data labels/values on the chart.
  • X Axis – Select the attribute (and its values) which you want to be plotted on the X axis of the chart. The attribute field shows all the fields which are common in the selected workitem types.
  •  Group By – Select the attribute by which you want to group the bar in your chart.
  •  Stack By – Select the attribute by which you want to stack the information in the bars in the chart.

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