A waterfall (cascade) chart is a special type of column chart that is used to show how an initial value is increased and decreased by a series of intermediate values, leading to a final value.
In this section, you will be shown how you can:
Create a waterfall chart
Customize a waterfall chart
Creating a Waterfall Chart
As an example, we will create a waterfall chart to show the profit and loss analysis.
The waterfall chart thus rendered looks like this:
Given below is a brief description of the attributes used to create a waterfall chart:
||It is used to specify the numeric value for a column data plot, e.g. $420K. This attribute belongs to the
||It is used to specify the label that will be rendered for a column data plot, e.g. Online Sales. This attribute belongs to the
||It is used to specify the character that will be prefixed to a numeric data value.|
The data structure needed to create a simple waterfall chart is given below:
There! You have now seen how you can create a simple waterfall chart.