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Creating distribution plots

The distribution plot is suitable for comparing range and distribution for groups of numerical data. Data is plotted as value points along an axis.

You can create a distribution plot on the sheet you are editing.

In a distribution plot you need to use one or two dimensions, and one measure. If you use a single dimension you will receive a single line visualization. If you use two dimensions, you will get one line for each value of the second, or outer, dimension.

  1. In a sheet, click to add a new visualization.
  2. Under Visualization, select Distribution plot.
  3. Add the first dimension.

    This is the inner dimension, which defines the value points.

  4. Optionally, add a second dimension.

    This is the outer dimension, which defines the groups of value points shown on the dimension axis.

  5. Add a measure.

When you have created the distribution plot, you may want to adjust its appearance and other settings in the properties panel.

For more information, see Changing the appearance of a visualization.

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