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Vizlib Sankey Chart - Introduction

Vizlib Sankey Chart is a highly customisable and easy-to-use extension for Qlik Sense where you can create and visualize flows and splits between your data. Supporting one measure and multiple dimensions, a Sankey chart is a type of flow diagram where the width of each link represents the metric volume going from one dimension to the other. 


Vizlib Sankey Chart features include 

  • Fully customizable Sankey Chart with rich formatting options.
  • Transitions between selection states for a better understanding how your data is filtered.
  • Innovative interactivity modes: Zooming, Vertical Dragging, Re-arranging Dimensions. 
  • Sorting of dimensions.
  • Lots of Coloring options, by node, dimension or measure.
  • Support for Alternative Dimensions & Measures 
  • Full interactivity support and ability to make the chart read-only. 
  • Support for Alternate States.
  • Conditional Show/Hide of Dimensions for a full Drill-Down experience.

If you'd like an in-depth introduction into working with Vizlib Sankey Chart, we've produced a tutorial for you to watch. 

Vizlib Sankey Chart is part of the Vizlib Library product suite, you can find out more about Library by watching our product demonstration. You can also download the product catalogue here. 

You can find links to all of our Vizlib Sankey Chart documentation on the product homepage. We've organized our documents into several categories, and to make them easy to find, we've included keywords in the document title.


This page helps you get started with Vizlib Sankey Chart  and explains where to find the information you need. 

If you're new to our products, why not watch our video on getting started with Vizlib here?

You can find the latest version of  Vizlib Sankey Chart  on our User Portal in the Library section of the Downloads page. The software includes an installation file and a demo app showing you how Vizlib Sankey Chart works, and you can visit our Demo Apps Gallery where you can search for examples to get your started. 

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Guides are articles which contain technical information relating to Vizlib Sankey Chart

Vizlib products all have the same installation process, and there are installation guides for Qlik Sense server and desktop.  Vizlib Sankey Chart uses a setup wizard, and you can find a user guide here

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Properties articles contain information on the Property Panel, which you use in the Qlik Sense Hub to manage functions for Vizlib Sankey Chart. These articles cover subjects like Data Handling, Appearance and Nodes Styling. You can find the complete list on the homepage

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Best Practice and Troubleshooting

We've compiled a Best Practice and Troubleshooting article to help you get the most out of working with Vizlib Sankey Chart, as well as updating you on any limitations or known issues. You can find the complete list on the documentation homepage

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The Changelog contains details for each release of Vizlib Sankey Chart, such as new features and bug fixes. You can find the changelog on the documentation homepage, and you can sign up to receive notifications of new releases for all Vizlib products here.

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Figure 1 shows a Vizlib Sankey Chart in analysis mode, where you can show more details using tooltip and re-arrange values within the chart. Figure 2 shows an employee count according to city and department, and Figure 3 shows a product breakdown according to product line, region and year. 

Figure 1: Sankey Chart Example

Figure 2: Sankey Chart Example

Figure 3: Sankey Chart Example

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Martin is the author of this solution article.

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