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In the current Sankey chart you have the option to group values missing a certain node into a “null” node. By doing this the end users might think that all these values originates from the same node (In the example below Node 2).



I would like to have the ability to be able to select “Skip Missing node” allowing the bands to stretch from Node 1 directly to node 3 in the example below. This would allow developers to either group “null” values as a “null” node or to give the ability to show a direct line straight from Node 1 to Node 3.



Example of use case:
 Ex, when looking at cases in a help desk, various case types might have various amounts of nodes/steps. By allowing “skipping” a node the users analyzing data would see a more accurate representation of the data.

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  • Hi David,

    Thanks for your suggestion, this is planned on our road map. I can't share any further info on a date at this time but this is something we want to build for our customers

  • Hi Piers, 

    Thank you for the quick feedback. 

  • @David - thanks for raising this. 

    @Piers - thanks for the quick response.

    Would there be any way to get some indicative timings on this, e.g. what's the chance of this coming sometime in 2020 ? If it's going to be a long time we'll look at getting a custom visualization developed.

    FYI below is another example of how this could look - 


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