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Arrow

July 5, 2018 9:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Arrow dimension can be used to indicate the value of an assigned feature by drawing an arrow pointing out of the point.


Pulsation

July 6, 2018 9:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Pulsation can be used to highlight a particular category by making points in that category grow larger and smaller repeatedly.


Halo

July 7, 2018 9:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Halo can be used to highlight a particular category by circling points in that category with rings.


Playback

July 10, 2018 9:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Playback is a useful dimension for both selecting different categories inside a feature and also for animating a data set.


Transparency

July 8, 2018 9:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Transparency is a useful dimension for attracting the viewer's attention toward certain points and away from other points.


Group By

July 11, 2018 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Group By dimension is useful for categorical features with a large number of unique categories. It is also used by Line Plots to build a line for each category.


Color

July 15, 2018 8:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Color is the most important Appearance dimension and can be used in all Plot Types. This dimension will change the color of your points, bin, and surfaces to represent the value of that object for the assigned feature.


Size

July 14, 2018 7:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Size is a very useful dimension for attracting the viewer's attention toward certain points and away from other points. Size is an easy dimension for people to process and grasp, even when other dimensions are being used.