The Trend analysis page displays a site’s trend charts. This multi-point trend analysis feature supports up to 10 data points in one chart. This allows you to visualize the correlation between data points and assist in diagnosing system issues.

  • Trend analysis overview
  • Trend configuration
  • Edit trend dialog

Trend analysis overview

The overview pane displays a tiled view of all the saved trend charts created for the site. Selecting the Create button initiates the creation of a new trend analysis.

Trend configuration

Configured trend charts display color-coded data points used for analysis based on your customizations from the Edit and Style dialogs.

You can also select an area on the chart to display cross-section details.

  1. Flexible time bar: Select-and-drag the ends of the time bar to adjust the current view of the trend to a specific time in the chart. The Time slider allows you to select a time-based increment for how you want to view the chart: hour, day, week, month, year, or all. The flexible time bar adjusts accordingly.
  1. Trend chart name: The name of the current chart.
  1. Trended data points left Y-axis and right Y-axis: The names of the data points added to the chart displayed on the left y-axis and the right y-axis. You can select a data point name to include or exclude it from the current trend display. The names of excluded data points are grayed out.
  1. Cross-sectional trend information: Displays the date, time, and values of the trended data point(s) in the selected cross-section.
  1. Editing tools:
  • Zoom: Enable and disable zooming directly in the trend with your mouse.
  • Edit: Open and close the Edit trend dialog.
  • Options: Delete, export, or print the trend.

Edit trend dialog

Allows you to name, edit, format, and save/discard changes for a trend.

From the Edit trend dialog, the following options are available:

  • Add Chart: This option is not yet operational.
  • Discard changes: Any modifications prior to a save operation are disregarded and the Edit trend dialog closes.
  • Save: Any changes in a trend chart are saved.
  • Save As allows you to save a trend chart with a new name.
  • Exit closes the Edit trend dialog.

The Edit trend dialog consists of three separate sections:

Use the following tabs and popup to edit and format your trend:

  1. Options tab: Enter and edit information about the trend.
  1. Series tab: Add or delete data points from the trend and select the Y-axis position.
  • Select to add data points
  • Select to delete the data point.
  • Select Options menu to rename the data point.
  1. Style pop-up: Available from the Series tab, allows you to customize the trend line for each data point. Select a data point trend line under the Style heading to access the pop-up.

Trend reports

You can export and download a trend chart in various formats. The images below represent the same trend report, each displayed in one of the three different supported formats:

  1. CSV
  1. XLSX
  1. PDF