Reference Line feature is available in the following chart types.
Bar: X-Axis, Y-Axis
Line: X-Axis, Y-Axis
Scatter (No Aggregation): X-Axis, Y-Axis
Scatter (With Agggregation): X-Axis, Y-Axis
Density Plot: X-Axis
Error Bar: Y-Axis
Reference Line is available only when a numeric column is assigned to the target Axis.
You can configure the Reference Line on the Reference Line dialog. You can open the Reference Line dialog by choosing 'Reference Line' menu from the Axis menu dropdown.
In the Reference Line dialog, you can select the type and style of the Reference Line.
Following Reference Line types are available.
First: First value of the data.
Last: Last value of the data.
Diagonal: It is available in Scatter (No Aggregation and With Aggregation) and numeric columns are assigned to both X and Y.
Constant: Constant value that you specify.
All - Against the all data.
X Axis - For each X Axis.
Repeat By - For each Repeat By.
X Axis + Repeat By - For each X Axis and Repeat By.
Label - Label text that will show up in Popup and Legend.
Range Type - You can show the value distribution range. Only available for 'Mean' and 'Median' Reference Line types.
95% Conf. Interval
99% Conf. Interval
1 Standard Deviation
2 Standard Deviation
3 Standard Deviation
Show in Legend - Check if you want to show the Reference Line item in the Legend.
Line Width: Thickless of the line.
Dot and Dash
You can render multiple Reference Lines in "Constant" Reference Line type. You can set multiple values separated by comma at "Constant Values". You can also define multiple labels separated by comma at "Constant Label".
Numeric Axis Example
Date Axis Example
You can show the Reference Line labels and values on the plot area. You can change the setting at "Show Text on Plot Area" in the Reference Line dialog.
The following options are available.
Label and Value
Currently, "Show Text on Plot Area" option is available only for the vertical (X-Axis) Reference Lines.