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Bullet

Bullet report control is a graph that is a good alternative to using a dashboard for data visualization. It has a pointer that shows a key measure. With this control, you can take a single value, the year-to-date revenue for example, and compare it to a target value that you define in the control's properties.

Some properties of the Bullet control are described below. Note that you need to enable Advanced Properties Mode to view all properties.

Appearance

Label Format: Specify the format for the output values of the labels.

Orientation: Select to display a horizontal or vertical bullet graph.

Show Labels: Turn this property on to display axis labels for the bullet graph.

Data

Best Value: Enter a value or expression to define the highest value on the graph.

Interval: Set the interval at which you want to show tick marks.

Rage 1 Boundary: Enter a value or expression to define the boundary between bad and satisfactory values.

Rage 2 Boundary: Enter a value or expression to define the boundary between satisfactory and good values.

Target Value: Enter an expression to use as the target value of the bullet graph.

Value: Enter an expression to use as the bullet value.

Worst Value: Enter a value or expression to define the lowest value on the graph.

Value Style

Value Color: Select a color to use for the value marker, or select the option to open the Expression Editor and create an expression that evaluates to a color. The default value is Black.

Target Style

Shape: Choose from Line, Dot, or Square as the shape of the target. The default value is Line.

Line Dot Square

Color: Select a color to use for the border from Color Picker, Standard Colors, or Web Colors.

Line Width: Enter a value in points to set the width of the target value marker. This property applies only when the Shape is set to Line.

Label Style

Font Color: Select a color to use for the label from Color Picker, Standard Colors, or Web Colors.

Font Family: Select the font family name for the label.

Font Style: Apply a font style on the label. Note that if you chose a theme for Layout > Style, the label text appears according to the selected theme. You can select the following styles:

  • Regular - Makes text appear in normal style.

  • Bold - Makes text appear bold.

  • Italic - Makes text appear italicized.

  • Underline - Makes text appear with a line below the label text.

  • Strikeout - Makes text appear with a line through the middle of the label text.

Tick Style

Marks: Select the position of marks on the bullet control from None, Inside, and Outside.

None Inside Outside

Color: Select a color to use for the bullet tick from Color Picker, Standard Colors, or Web Colors.

Line Width: Enter a value in points to set the width of the tick line.

Border

Width: Enter a value in points to set the width of the border.

Style: Select a style for the border.

Color: Select a color to use for the border from Color Picker, Standard Colors, or Web Colors.