Set Up a Target in a Chart Widget

You can define targets so that you have a direct view of the difference between the “goal” and the “reality”. You can define a target either as an indicator widget or as a value then use this function to get a clear idea of the performance of your team/organisation. Targets are only available for chart widgets and require a chart type with an X and Y axis without stacked percentage

You can create targets for the following chart types:

  • Area
  • Area spline
  • Bars
  • Horizontal
  • Line
  • Spline

Add a Target to Your Widget

  1. Navigate to Widgets in Analytics.
  2. Select the widget to which you want to add a target to.
  3. Click the Edit button.
  4. Click + Add value under Targets.
  5. Define the Type of target.
    • Value: Selecting this option lets you specify a numerical value.
    • Indicator: Selecting this option lets you select an existing indicator widget as your indicator. This is especially useful when your targeted value is dynamic and/or related to one of many filters.
  6. Specify the Column/Value.
    The Column/value needs to be a numerical value.
  7. Specify a Title.
    This is the name of your target line and will show on the widget.
  8. Select a Color for your target.
    You can specify as many targets as you want on a single chart and can personalize the target line color.
  9. Click the Save button.
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