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Qlik Sense® Cookbook by Neeraj Kharpate, Philip Hand

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Highlighting the performance measure in a bar chart

One of the essential components of a Qlik Sense dashboard is the Key Performance Indicators or the KPIs. The KPIs indicate the health of the company based on specific measures. The information displayed in the KPI should stand out distinctly and demand attention. For example, one of the key KPIs that a CEO of the company may like to have on his dashboard is "Actuals vs Budget". A CEO is mostly interested in knowing if the company is below or above the budgeted figures. So, it makes sense to highlight the required information inside the visualization object. The following recipe explains and shows you how to do this in a bar chart.

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A "Dial Gauge" is quite commonly used to display ...

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