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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Professional Reporting by Steven Renders

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Learning how to visualize information with gauges, maps, and charts

There are other controls in the toolbox that you can use to visualize information:

  • Gauge
  • Map
  • Chart

Using gauges

A gauge is used to display a value from your dataset and looks like the panels you see in your car to indicate the speed and oil levels. Basically, there are two types of gauge, the one on the left I call the speedometer, and the one on the right I call the thermometer:

Using gauges

When you select a gauge from the toolbox and add it to the report layout, a window is displayed, in which you can select the kind of gauge:

You can further customize the gauge and add elements starting from one ...

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