Sunburst Tree Chart

A sunburst tree chart is used to visualize hierarchical data structures. It consists of an inner circle surrounded by rings of deeper hierarchy levels.

The following is a list of the fields in the View Properties box in the dashboard designer for sunburst tree chart. There are some required fields to be set for each created view.

Basic Properties

The View Properties fields vary in different charts. Below are the basic properties in the View Properties box.

Field Description Mandatory
View Type Type of chart, table or view. Yes
Title Name of the view. No
Dataset Data used for the chart, table or view. Yes
Subset Partial data from a dataset used for the chart, table or view. No
Id Id groups the output into separate groups based on the selected value. Yes
Parent Defines the field to determine the hierarchy of the nodes. Yes
Value Used as main output point.
Determines the size of each portion based on the selected “Branch Values”.
Branch Values Defines the type of value to be indicated in the nodes.
By default, total is selected.

The dataset and subset data derive from Datasets module. Choose the right chart from the View Type and data points to build a view. Also, be consistent in using the color scheme and formatting.

Other Properties

The other property fields are available to enhance the view. Below are the other properties in the View Properties box for the sunburst tree chart.

Field Description Default
Controlled By Links dashboard controls to the view.
One or more controls can be added to affect the data displayed on the view.
Colour Scheme Determines the color palette used for the view. Default
Hover Template Customise the content shown when hovering over the view. Empty
Click to Page Adds a link to another view. Empty
Click to Page Tip Adds a brief description of the link above. Empty
Maximisable If selected, places a maximise button on the top right of the view (when not in edit mode).
This will maximise the view to fill the browser.
Not selected
Margins Allows adjusting margins and padding between charts and grid. Default settings
Advanced Add a special CSS class, data script and/or layout overview to the view. Empty
Config Options Config Options consists of the following:
- Scroll Zoom - allows the mouse wheel to zoom in/out of the chart
- Display Modebar - controls whether the bar of icons at the top right of the chart should appear always, never or only when hovering over the chart
- Hide Modebar buttons - chooses which buttons (icons) to include in the Modebar
Default settings