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1407.0.55.001 - ABS.Stat - Beta: Web Browser User Guide, 2014  
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Drawing Charts

The 'Draw Chart' tool allows users to create maps, line charts, bar charts and scatter plot charts using the current data selection.
The charting function allows a maximum of 10,000 data points so limit the data selection in your table before creating a chart.

To create a chart click on the Draw Chart button, then choose Map, Bar, Line or Scatter Plot.

Graphic: The Draw Chart drop down menu showing the map, bar, line and scatter plot options
The Draw Chart drop down menu


The chart will be created dynamically based on your table. To make changes to your chart click the Customise button and adjust your dimension selections or layout.

Graphic: A line chart created from the 'Business Indicators' table
A line chart created from the 'Business Indicators' table


Clicking on the name of the Y-axis will allow you to choose the dimension measured by the Y-axis.

Graphic: The Y-axis to the left hand side of the page
Choosing the dimension measured by the Y-axis


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