SAP BO Analysis Charts - SAP BO Analysis Edition For OLAP

What are SAP BO Analysis charts?

To display the trend in your data, you can add charts to create the analysis more communicating. Charts are used for graphical illustration of data. You can highlight on the business presentation indicators of your data.

  • Stacked Bar
  • 3D Column Charts
  • Multiline Charts
  • Scatter Charts
  • Bubble Charts
  • Radar Charts
  • Stacked Bar Charts

Crosstabs and charts are connected in the form of analysis and sub-analysis. First a crosstab is added in the form of a new analysis in the workspace and the chart is added as a sub analysis to the chief analysis. When the data is altered, both the analysis and sub analysis gets changed with data.


Adding Data to a Chart

It is added to the right or below the current component when you select a chart. It is also likely to add multiple charts in a single analysis that can focus on multiple areas.

Navigate to the Insert tab at the top of the screen and select the required chart type in the workspace to add a chart to your analysis.



You use a crosstab for key analysis and chart for the sub-analysis to focus on definite points.

Note − It is also likely to unlink or separate a chart sub-analysis from its present analysis, changing it to a new, separate analysis.

It is also likely to alter the chart type and modify the charts as per requirement. Chart presence can be altered and you can also swap the chart axes to recover the chart presentation.

To swap the axes, you have to navigate to Display tab → Swap Axes.


Chart Family

You can see a family of charts under each chart category. To see all the charts available under the Chart category, click the dropdown arrow button.

Under Column Charts, following chart types are available –


Under Bar charts, resulting chart kinds are available –


Under Other Charts, following chart types are available:


How to Change the Chart Type?

You can also alter the chart type in your examination. If you have selected a pie chart and you want to change it to a Bar or a Column chart, navigate to insert button → Switch To.


Chart Properties

You can also describe the show properties of the chart. To describe the name and account of the chart, navigate to Chart Properties in the Task Panel.


In the Chart Properties window, you have the following options −

  • Chart Type
  • Chart Name
  • Last Refreshed At
  • Description
  • Style
  • Pallete
  • Font


You can also alter the palette color of the chart and the character fonts used in the chart. Select Palette and click Apply. The changes will be reflected in the chart area.


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