Creating a Sunburst Widget

The sunburst widget is similar to a pie chart but it is multi-dimensional. While a pie chart combines one descriptive field and one numeric value, the sunburst widget can display multiple rings, one for each field. Each ring in the sunburst chart shows a breakdown of its parent ring slice.
To create a sunburst widget:
  1. Click Dashboards tab, the Dashboards tab, and select a dashboard from the list.
  2. In the Widget library panel, click Create new widget button, the Create new widget button, to create a widget and open it in the Widget Designer.
    For more information, see Creating Widgets.
  3. In the Widget Designer, select Sunburst from the list of widget types in the top-left corner.
  4. In the data panel on the left, add data to the widget:
    1. In the Categories section, click Add button, the Add button, and select the fields whose values are represented as slices in the ring.
      Usually, the categories of a sunburst widget contain descriptive data.

      If you add multiple fields, each field is represented as a child ring with its values grouped based on the parent ring slice.

    2. In the Values section, click Add button, the Add button, and select the field whose values determine the size of the ring slices.
      Usually, the values in a sunburst widget represent numeric data.

      You can add only one field.

  5. In the Design tab on the right, customize the appearance of the widget:
    1. Under Center, specify the information that is displayed in the center of the widget when you hover over a slice.
      These options are available:
      • Value: Displays the actual numeric value associated with the slice.
      • Contribution: Displays the contribution of the slice to the entire field as a percentage.
      • Contribution to parent: Displays the contribution of the slice to its parent ring slice as a percentage.
    2. Under Tooltip, specify whether to show the actual value or the contribution of a slice when you hover over it.
    3. Under Legend, specify whether to show or hide the legend and set its position.
  6. Click Apply.