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Publication date: 07/30/2020

Example of Specifying Only a Time Variable

For dynamic bubble plots, you might specify only a Time variable and no ID variable. The resulting bubble plot contains a single moving bubble that tracks the series as the Time value changes.

1. Select Help > Sample Data Library and open

2. Select Graph > Bubble Plot.

3. Select Portion60+ and click Y.

4. Select Portion 0-19 and click X.

5. Select Year and click Time.

6. Click OK.

Figure 5.7 The Initial Report Window with a Time VariableĀ 

7. Click the bubble to select it.

All rows in the data table are also highlighted.

8. Click the Bubble Plot red triangle and select Trail Bubbles > All and Trail Lines > All.

9. Click the play button.

The bubble plot animates, showing a trail for the single bubble.

Figure 5.8 Animated Bubble Plot over TimeĀ 

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