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Vizlib Waterfall Guides - Setup Wizard

Vizlib Waterfall has a Setup Wizard to help you create a visualization quickly and easily. 


Setup Wizard

It's activated when you add a Vizlib Waterfall object from the Custom Objects menu to a sheet (Figure 1).  

  • Once you've added the chart, you'll be asked to add the dimension (Month) and measure (New Customer Count). 

Figure 1: Vizlib Waterfall Setup Wizard

If you want to use the Setup Wizard, follow these instructions.

  • Click on Custom Objects in the far-left panel, to open the custom objects menu.
  • Select Vizlib Waterfall.
  • Click and hold the cursor on Vizlib Waterfall.
  • Drag and drop the cursor into the sheet. 
  • Drag the table edge (highlighted in orange) to change the table size.  
  • Click Add dimension to choose the dimension value.
  • Click Add measure to choose the measure value. 
  • Your waterfall data should now be displayed. 
  • If you need to make any further changes, you can use the settings in the property panel.

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Example - Measure Driven

You can create a "measure driven" waterfall using more than one measure. Figure 2 shows an example using measures related to cashflow. 

Figure 2: Measure Driven Vizlib Waterfall

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Example - Orientation

  • You can also change the orientation of a waterfall, switching from a vertical to horizontal axis when you need it (Figure 3).

Figure 3: Waterfall Orientation

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Example - Label Tilt

  • The Axis labels will tilt if the display space decreases (Figure 4).

Figure 4: Axis Labels

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