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Distribution plot properties

These are the properties used by Qlik Sense distribution plots.

Properties

showTitles

Type: Boolean

Show title for the visualization.

Default: true.

showDetails

Type: Boolean

Sets if visualization details should be shown.

Default: false

title

Type: String | qStringExpression

Visualization title shown if "showTitles": true.

subtitle

Type: String | qStringExpression

Visualization subtitle shown if "showTitles": true.

footnote

Type: String | qStringExpression

Visualization footnote shown if "showTitles": true.

disableNavMenu

Type: Boolean

Disables the hover menu in the visualization.

Default: false

showDisclaimer

Type: Boolean

Set to false to hide visualization disclaimers that appear at the bottom of the chart, such as limited data or the chart has negative values.

Default: true

qHyperCubeDef

Type: Object

The hypercube definition used by most visualizations.

A subset of the properties available in the qHyperCubeDef is presented here. For complete documentation of all available properties, see Engine API: HyperCubeDef.

Properties

qDimension

Type: Array

Description: Extends NxDimension, see Engine API: NxDimension.

Additional properties

  • qDef

    Type: Object

    Description: Extends NxInlineDimensionDef, see Engine API: NxInlineDimensionDef.

    qDef properties
    Name Type Description
    autoSort Boolean

    Set to automatically sort the dimension.

    Default: true

    cId String ID used by the client. Must be unique within the current chart.
    othersLabel StringExpressionContainer String expression container.
  • qAttributeDimensions

    Type: Array

    Description: Extends NxAttrDimDef, see Engine API: NxAttrDimDef.

    id

    Type: String

    One of:

    • colorByAlternative: colors the chart using different dimensions. Can be used together with color.mode="byDimension" for attribute dimensions.
    • colorByExpression: used together with color.mode="byExpression".

qMeasures

Type: Array

Description: Extends NxMeasure, see Engine API: NxMeasure.

Additional properties

  • qDef

    Type: Object

    Description: Extends NxInlineMeasureDef, see Engine API: NxInlineMeasureDef.

    qDef Properties
    Name Type Description
    autoSort Boolean

    Set to automatically sort the measure.

    Default: true

    cId String ID used by the client. Must be unique within the current chart.
    numFormatFromTemplate Boolean

    When enabled, the number format to use can be selected from multiple predefined formats based on the desired type: number or date.

    Default: true

    isCustomFormatted Boolean Set to true to toggle off the default client formatting.
    othersLabel StringExpressionContainer String expression container.
  • qAttributeExpressions

    Type: Array

    Extends NxAttrExprDef, see Engine API: NxAttrExprDef.

    id

    Type: String

    One of:

    • colorByAlternative: colors the chart using different dimensions. Can be used together with color.mode="byDimension" for attribute dimensions.
    • colorByExpression: used together with color.mode="byExpression".

qLayoutExclude

Type: Object

customErrorMessage

Type: Object

Set to define custom error messages.

  • calcCondition

    Type: String

    Description: Deprecated. Use qCalcCondition.qMsg instead. Set to customize the calculation condition unfilled message.

dimensionAxis

Type: Object

Dimension axis settings.

dimensionAxis properties
Name Type Description
show String

Defines if titles and labels should be visible. Can be one of:

  • all
  • labels
  • title
  • none

Default: all

label String

Defines the label orientation. Can be one of:

  • auto
  • horizontal
  • tilted

Default: auto

dock String

Axis docking position. Can be:

  • near
  • far

Default: near

measureAxis

Type: Object

Measure axis settings.

measureAxis properties
Name Type Description
show String

Set to display the labels and titles. Can be one of:

  • all
  • labels
  • title
  • none

Default: all

dock String

Sets the axis docking position. Can be one of:

  • near
  • far

Default: near

spacing Number

Set the axis scale:

Default: 1

autoMinMax Boolean

Set to use automatic min/max for measure color.

Default: true

minMax String

Set custom max/min. Can be one of:

  • min
  • max
  • minMax

Default: min

min ValueExpressionContainer Set the min value for the range.
max ValueExpressionContainer Set the max value for the range.

gridLine

Type: Object

Grid line settings.

gridLine properties
Name Type Description
auto Boolean

Set to use automatic grid line spacing.

Default: true

spacing Integer

Grid line spacing. Used only when "auto": false. One of:

  • 0: no lines
  • 1: wide
  • 2: medium
  • 3: narrow

Default: 2

orientation

Type: String

Orientation settings. Can be:

  • horizontal
  • vertical

If vertical, the dimension axis can only be docked on bottom or top and measure axis on left or right.

Default: vertical

refLine

Type: Object

Reference line settings.

refLines

Type: Array

refLines properties
Name Type Description
show Boolean

Set to true to display this reference line.

Default: true

label String Reference line label.
color Integer

Deprecated. Use paletteColor instead.

Color.

Default: 3

paletteColor Object

Description: Color information structure. Holds the actual color and index in palette.

  • color:

    Type: String

    Description: Color as hex string (mandatory if index: -1)
  • index:

    Type: Integer

    Description: Index in palette. If a custom color, not in the palette, is being used, set index to -1.

presentation

Type: Object

Presentation settings for the distribution plot.

visibleComponents

Type: String

Sets which components of the plot that should be visible. Chose between points and box, only points, or only box. Can be:

  • points_box
  • points
  • box

Default: points_box

dataPoint

Type: Object

dataPoint properties
Name Type Description
bubbleScales Integer

Size parameter for points. Minimum value: 20, Maximum value: 100.

Default: 100

displacement String

Controls displacement of data points. Can be one of:

  • none
  • jitter

Default: none

color

Type: Object

Color settings for the distribution plot.

  • box

    Type: Object

    Description: Color information structure. Holds actual color and index in palette.

    box properties
    Name Type Description
    index Integer

    Index in palette.

    Default: 6

    color String

    Color as HEX string.

    Default: #E6E6E6

  • point

    Type: Object

    Description: Color information structure. Holds actual color and index in palette.

     

    point properties
    Name Type Description
    color String

    Color as HEX string.

    Default: #4477aa

    auto Boolean

    Use automatic coloring.

    Default: true

    mode String

    Sets the coloring mode for the chart.

    Can be one of:

    • primary
    • byDimension
    • byExpression

    Default: primary

    byExpression can only be used in conjunction with an attribute expression on the first measure:

    qHyperCubeDef.qMeasures.0.qAttributeExpressions.0.qExpression

    paletteColor Object

    Color information structure. Holds the actual color and index in palette.

    • color:

      Type: String

      Description: Color as hex string (mandatory if index: -1)
    • index:

      Type: Integer

      Description: Index in palette. If a custom color, not in the palette, is being used, set index to -1.
    persistent Boolean Set to use persistent colors on data points between selections.
    useDimColVal Boolean

    Set to apply colors from the used library dimension.

    Only used together with "colorMode": "byDimension".

    Default: true

    dimensionScheme String

    Dimension color scheme.

    Can be one of:

    • 12
    • 100

    Default: 12

    useBaseColors String

    Set to use colors encoded in master items.

    Can be one of:

    • off
    • dimension

    Default: off

sorting

Type: Object

Sorting properties that can be set on the outer dimension.

sorting properties
Name Type Description
autoSort Boolean

Set to sort automatically.

Default: true

elementId String

Sorting preset. Can be one of:

  • distplot-exp-min
  • distplot-exp-max

Default: distplot-exp-min

expression ValueExpressionContainer Value expression container.
sortCriteria Object

Sorting criteria. Can be one of the following Number values:

  • sortByAscii
  • sortByExpression
  • sortByNumeric