Chart Field Documentation

Chart Field Documentation

A pie chart inserted inside of a form
Pie chart built with AbcSubmit drag and drop form builder

When you receive a submission (results of a form that users are sending to you when they press the submit form button), data gets stored in encrypted mode, but also becomes aggregated and indexed. Based on the aggregated data, you can later generate charts and place them in your form (they are mainly used for pools, reports, etc).

What type of fields can be displayed in charts?

A chart can display a field that can contain a value. Excluding the Long text field, where the user can input a large amount of text which is not suitable for data aggregation, the fields Short text, Single Choice, Multiple Choice, Dropdown, Date and Time, all of them can be shown in a chart.

What type of charts can I use?

You can use both Pie charts and Column charts.

1. Chart

Use the “Chart” group of properties in order to adjust settings for your chart field.

1.1. Chart title

Sets the title of the chart that will be displayed below the pie or the columns.

1.2. Chart type

Sets the appearance of the chart. Here at Abcsubmit form builder  we support at this moment two types of charts:

1.2.1. Pie

How a pie chart looks like

1.2.2. Vertical bars (Columns)

You can insert columns chart in your form

1.3. Target field

The field whose submitted form results will be displayed on your chart. Must be another field than the chart itself.

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