Creating a bullet chart

A bullet chart allows us to visualize progress in a small, concise graph. This chart borrows from thermometers and progress bars, and is typically used to show goals vs actuals.

In this recipe, we will create a bullet chart that shows the comparison between field goals attempted and field goals made by Phoenix Suns players in the NBA 2009 season.

Creating a bullet chart

Getting ready

To follow this recipe, open B05527_02 – STARTER.twbx. Use the worksheet called Bullet Chart, and connect to the Player Stats (NBA Players Regular Season 2009) data source.

How to do it...

The following are the steps to create a bullet chart:

  1. From Dimensions, drag Team Name ...

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