The Trend analysis view displays all your existing trends and consists of the following user interface sections:

  • Trend analysis overview
  • Trend configuration
  • Edit trend dialog box


Trend analysis overview


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

Trend configuration


  1. Trend name – The name of the current trend chart.
  1. Trended data points left Y-axis – The names of the data points added to the trend and display on the left Y-axis. Click on a data point name to include or exclude it from the current trend display. The name of excluded data points are grayed out.
  1. Trend info popup: A visual popup that displays the date, time, and values of the trended data point at the cross-section.
  1. Edit – A toggle that allows you to open and close the Edit trend dialog box.
  1. Zoom – A toggle that allows you to enable and disable zooming directly in the trend with your mouse.
  1. Trended data points right Y-axis. The name of the data point(s) displayed on the right y-axis.
  1. Options – Displays selectable options that allow you delete, export, or print the trend.
  1. Time slider – 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. 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.

Edit trend dialog box

The dialog box consists of three separate sections.

 

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

  1. Options tab – Enter and edit basic information about the trend.
  1. Series tab – Customize the data points by adding or deleting them from the trend, as well selecting the Y-axis position. Select the Options menu to rename the data point.
  1. Style pop-upCustomize the trend line for each data point. Select a data point trend line under the Style heading to access the pop-up.