Creating Charts from Survey Results

Turning survey results into charts allows you to create visual representations of your data. Displaying results data visually helps to make comparisons obvious and is useful when presenting results in reports.

Generating Result Charts

To create your chart:

  1. Go to the Results page of your survey.
  2. Next to a chosen question, click Create Chart. A chart representing the different responses for that question will be generated.
  3. Use the Display drop down menu to change the type of chart.
  4. Use Export To to save a copy of the chart. Choose a file type - PDF, JPG or PNG.
  5. Click Show Chart Settings to give your chart a title and alter the values displayed. After making any Chart Settings Changes, Click "Update Chart" to re-draw the chart with your new settings.

Chart Types

2D Column

A simple chart showing each answer value as a column.

2D Line Chart showing all the answer values as datapoints, connected by a line. Options on X-axis, Values on Y-axis.
2D Bar Chart showing each answer value as a horizontal bar. Options are arranged on Y-axis, and values on the X-axis.
2D Pie The classic pie chart where each value is displayed as a proportion of a circle, which represents all the responses to the question. Segments / slices can be clicked to bring them out of the circle for emphasis. The chart can also be dragged to change the angle.
2D Area Similar to the "2D line", except the area under the line is shaded.
3D Column The same as the "2D Column", except with a 3d look.
3D Bar The same as the "2D Bar", except with a 3d look.
3D Pie

The same as the "2D Pie", except with a 3d look.

Chart Settings

Includes: Choose whether to show the values for all possible choices or whether to include only the top 2, 3, or 4 options. If chosen, the other responses will be grouped together as a single bar / Column / Point / Slice
Group Remaing as: Give a name to the "Others" group when not all choices are being displayed. "Others" by default.
Chart Title: Choose whether to display a title on the chart or not. If the title is displayed it can be changed. By default this is the question text.
Data Labels

Choose whether your chart labels show the raw number of responses ("Values Only"), their proportion of all responses as a percentage ("Percents Only"), or both

Exporting Charts for External Use

The charts can be saved out straight from the chart editor by clicking the "three lines" icon in the upper right of the chart window. this will let you save the chart directly to PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG, or XLS formats.

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