Binding Data In my last post, we took a tour around the Charticulator screen and learned about the Attributes pane which lists the attributes of the currently selected Layer. For example, to show the attributes of the rectangle mark of the glyph, select "Shape1" in the Layers pane and the Attributes pane will show the attributes for "Shape1". In Charticulator, you can associate a field with an attribute by "binding data" to it and this will drive the behaviour and/or… Read More
Charticulator In Power BI #2.
Taking a Tour Around the Screen Since my last blog post, I've been looking more closely at some of the resources "out there" if you want to learn about Charticulator, particularly the YouTube videos. I hope at this point you're not interested in seeing people showcase their amazing talents at using Charticulator; "hey Presto!" and it's done! "Here's an amazing chart I've created in Charticulator and here's the complex DAX I've used to do it! Oh, and I'll just use… Read More
Charticulator in Power BI #1.
Creating a Simple Charticulator Chart Recently a new custom visual has come into the Power BI world. Charticulator (http://charticulator.com) is a visualisation that lets you build other visualisations. It's not easy, but the results are beautiful, and if you need a particular data visualization you can't get anywhere else it's fantastic. When I heard that Charticulator has been called "the DAX of the charting world", it was like a red rag to a bull. Having managed to almost get to… Read More