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TinyElephant
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Helper II

Visualize dates on a chart

Hello there,

 

I'm trying to visualize this kind of work data. Simple visuals like Columns or Line charts have the below limitations for me.

1. X axis is the dates, and Y axis has count of Activities whereas I want the activity itself. I can't possibly have dozens of legends in a chart for all project activities. The resulting graph is bad to look at because the count is usually 1 for each activity.

2. X axis has only one kind of date. I can't compare with different kinds of dates (planned date vs actual date) in a single visual.

 

Any suggestion for a good representation of such kind of data.

 

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Project ActivityActivity DetailsPlanned Submission to APlanned Submission to BActual Submission to AActual Submission to BStatus
Activity 1Milestone 101-Feb03-Feb06-Feb08-FebSubmitted
Activity 2Milestone 128-Feb02-Mar05-Mar07-MarSubmitted
Activity 3Milestone 103-Mar05-Mar08-Mar10-MarOngoing
Activity 4Milestone 105-Mar07-Mar  Ongoing
Activity 5Milestone 208-Mar10-Mar  Not Submitted
Activity 6Milestone 317-Mar19-Mar  Not Submitted
Activity 7Milestone 318-Mar20-Mar  Not Submitted
Activity 8Milestone 319-Mar21-Mar  Not Submitted
Activity 9Milestone 320-Mar22-Mar  Not Submitted

 

 

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amitchandak
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@TinyElephant , check if Charticulator can help or Matrix visual you can try

 

Charticulator example

Charticulator Part 2 - Scatter with Shapes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIPsv5hNbqI

 



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It doesn't seem to work with Charticulator. Isn't there any sort of Gantt chart that only needs a date not both the start and end date? 

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