Working with pie charts

Pie charts are useful for highlighting proportions. They use segments of a circle to show the relationship of parts to the whole. To highlight actual values, use another chart type such as a stacked chart.

Pie charts plot a single data series. If you need to plot multiple data series, use a 100 percent stacked chart. Reports in PDF or HTML format show a maximum of 16 pies or gauges per chart.

In this recipe, we will examine the pie chart and have a look at some of the new features available in IBM Cognos Report Studio 10.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will use the GO Data Warehouse (query) package.

How to do it...

In this recipe we will create a new pie chart and will check some of its properties. To do this, perform the ...

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