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Waterfall charts are a special type of Floating Column Chart. A typical waterfall chart shows how an initial value is increased and decreased by a series of intermediate values, leading to a final value.

Chart Data Options



Horizontal Axis

This is the category label for the X axis

Vertical Axis

Typically a numeric value such as $. An item that you want to measure on your Chart


Waterfall Chart Tutorial


In order to set up a Waterfall Chart you will need:

  1. Create a report with chart display
    1. Select a field to use as the Horizontal Axis
    2. Select a field to use as the Vertical Axis
  2. Create your chart, selecting Proportional Infographic as the type under the Special Purpose heading
  3. Provide the Horizontal Axis and Vertical Axis options
  4. Customise the Chart as required
  5. Proceed to the Output step
  6. Save your report