VSys One: Volunteer Management Software

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Dashboard Charts

Other dashboard feeds are best represented by charts: percentages of slots open by job is much more useful in chart form rather than a listing. Chart-based dashboard feeds can use one of two generators: "Chart.js" or "Chartist". Unless told otherwise, you should always use "Chart.js".

Show title outside of chart

If checked, shows the chart title in an HTML div outside of the chart rather than within the bounds of the chart.

Title link to full-size chart on separate page

Checking this will make the chart's title a hyperlink to show the chart again, full page, on a separate page.


If set to Responsive, the chart will attempt to resize itself based on changes in the device size and/or orientation.

Chart type

"Bar chart (horizontal)", "Bar chart (vertical)", "Line chart", "Pie chart".

Color scheme

Sets the color ranges used for the chart; see dashboard chart color schemes.

Legend position

"Top", "Left", "Right", "Bottom", or "No legend".

Doughnut, Doughnut hole size, Stack bar items, X-axis label, Y-axis label

These are all dependent on the Chart type selected.

Fill transparency

Sets how opaque or not the colored regions of the chart are.

Chart width, Chart height

"Bar chart (horizontal)", "Bar chart (vertical)", "Line chart", "Pie chart"

"Loading" text

This text will show in place of the chart during the loading.

Data field

From the source data, what field forms the primary category? In the example below, "Job group" is used as the segments of the pie.

Data series

From the source data, what should be summarized? In this case we're taking the Count (number of volunteers required) and summing that.

For unreadably complex descriptions of how Chart.js works, and with detailed explanations of the internals of how settings above apply, see the Chart.js documentation.

Based on this example, this is what you might see in VSys Anywhere.

See Also

Dashboard Feeds

Dashboard Listings

Dashboard Chart Color Schemes

Dashboard Feed Preferences (VSys Anywhere)