Releases

We're constantly working to improve Chartio. Here are some highlights from our recent releases.

Have a feature request you'd like to see here? Write to us at support@chartio.com.

2016

September 2016

Charts

  • Allow more space for heat map labels
  • Edit Variables in Chart Editor: show current value instead of default value
  • SQL Mode: Show/highlight line number for error messages

Data Sources

  • Optimizations to custom column validation

August 2016

Charts

  • Auto-complete in SQL Mode (Control + Space)
  • Show total for stacked bars in Bar Line chart
  • Fix minor chart rendering issues
  • Ability to edit dashboard variable values in the Chart Editor
  • Retain filter values when switching between filter types in Chart Editor
  • SQL Mode: add help text for keyboard shortcuts

Dashboards

  • Alert when report exceeds email size limits
  • Add keyboard shortcut: Shift + click to select individual charts

Data Pipeline

Data Sources

  • Add support for BigQuery shared datasets
  • Alert when data source has no foreign keys set up
  • Improvements to data source connection form
  • Resolve connection issue with Google BigQuery

Organization

  • Add datetimes to notification center
  • Prevent multiple form submissions during checkout process
  • Fixes for checkout process for expired trials
  • Resolve authentication issues with OneLogin

July 2016

Charts

  • Chart Editor improvements
    • Expanded SQL Mode: larger querying window, included schema view
    • Improved Pipeline Visuals: see all steps from all layers at a glance, view input and output data in each step
    • Chart Preview updates: easy access to chart title, renaming and rearranging columns, auto-selection of best-fitting chart type
  • Trend lines for Single Value charts
  • Improved hover state for drilldown charts

Data sources

  • Updated query log export
  • Debug page improvements
  • Fix schema visualizer controls

Embedding

  • Enable anchor links for embedded charts

Organization

  • Ability to clone themes

June 2016

Charts

  • Allow 5th Bubble Map column to group by color
  • Fix positioning issues when bulk cloning charts

Dashboards

  • Hide chart hover behavior in presentation mode

Data sources

  • Improvements to CSV update process

Organization

  • Dashboard Viewers can view Snapshots

May 2016

Dashboards

  • Improvements to chart arrangement
  • Updated Chartio Default theme
  • New Theme settings
    • set variable background color, chart background color

Data Sources

  • Add SSL option for Google Cloud SQL
  • Add Distinct Count (Approx.) aggregation for Elasticsearch

Organization

  • Simplified top navigation
  • New landing page for dashboard management
    • visual grid or list view
    • improved search, sort, and filtering capabilities
  • Setup guide (Help > Setup) to assist new users

Clicking the Dashboard Settings button in the sidebar will open the settings in a drawer, allowing for quick and easy access.

April 2016

Charts

Dashboards

Dashboard variables

  • Allow text input to accept multiple values
  • Variable editing/management moved to dashboard settings tab

Data Pipeline

Data sources

  • Enable Time Zone setting for PostgreSQL timestamp columns
  • For new data sources, add notification when no foreign keys are detected

Organization

  • Owners: auto-grant access when navigating to a dashboard or data source you do not have access to

March 2016

Charts

Dashboard variables

Data Pipeline

Data sources

Organization


Click "Auto" and Chartio will suggest a Chart Type to use

February 2016

Charts

  • Performance improvements to SQL parser
  • Add "Auto" chart type (suggests a chart type based on your chart data)

Dashboard variables


January 2016

Charts

Dashboards

  • Add keyboard shortcut to select all charts in Arrange Mode (Command+A/Control+A)

Dashboard Variables

Data Pipeline

Data sources

Organization


2015

Chart annotation

December 2015

Charts

Dashboards

Dashboard Snapshot viewer

  • Dashboard Snapshots: saves a PDF of your dashboard daily, allowing you to view historical data
  • Dashboard navigation improvements
  • Show column formatting customizations in "view all rows" modal

Data Pipeline

  • Add CONCAT to Group step

Data sources

  • Elasticsearch as a data source
  • Granular schema reflection (choose which tables to update during a Schema reflection).

Organization


November 2015

Chart Editor tour

Charts

  • Table charts: set custom aggregations for Totals row

Dashboard variables

Data sources

  • Add "request access" option for data sources

Organization

  • Chart Editor and Data source guided tours
    • Includes Chartio Demo data source and Demo dashboard
    • Accessible via Help > Tours

October 2015

Charts

  • Setting to always display chart legend
  • Add current quarter date filtering

  • Explore Chart Data (allow dashboard viewers with data source access to view chart definitions)
  • Allow 4th and 5th bubble chart columns to be used in drilldowns

  • New chart type: Heat Map

Dashboards

  • Add option to disable notifications for dashboard sharing
  • Allow theming of dashboard controls

  • Insert dashboard images in report emails

Data Pipeline

  • Add SUM aggregation to Bucket Data step
  • Add window functions to Edit Column step (moving average, running total)
  • Allow dashboard variables to be used in the Filter and Edit Column pipeline steps
  • Add date functions to Data Pipeline

Data sources

Organization


September 2015

Charts

Dashboards

Dashboard variables

Data Pipeline

  • Allow Reorder columns step to handle missing columns
  • Add SUM aggregation to Bucket Data step

Data sources

Other

  • Add search and filtering to dashboard and data source lists

August 2015

Charts

  • Allow all y-axis settings on second y-axis
  • Dimension and measure design enhancements, add sort indicator
  • Combine Refresh Chart and Cancel Query buttons
  • Add "View Chart Data" option in Chart context menu for non-table charts

Dashboards

  • Add page numbers to PDFs

Data Pipeline

  • Compare columns in the Filter pipeline step
  • Additional aggregation options for the Bucket Data step
  • Group pipeline step: adjust aggregation options based on column data type

Data sources

  • Require extra confirmation step when deleting a data source
  • Add support for DashDB and DB2 data source connections
  • Add support for Vertica data source connections
  • Don't allow data source editors to edit the schema
  • Allow Data Store tables to reference other Data Store tables

Other


July 2015

Charts

Dashboards

Data Pipeline

Data sources


June 2015

Charts

  • Set text color on Single Value charts
  • Move Generated Query tab to Interactive Mode (Preview SQL button)
  • Number formatting settings for table charts
  • Change default aggregation from average to sum

Dashboards

  • New default theme
  • Enable multiple reports per Dashboard

Dashboard variables

Data Pipeline

Data sources

Other


May 2015

Charts

  • Allow layer renaming while chart is loading
  • Y-axis override: fit to values if left blank
  • Allow joining layers on multiple columns
  • Per-column formatting in Chart Settings

Dashboards

  • Add Chartio Status to Help dropdown
  • Add "Last refreshed" data to Presentation Mode
  • Optimize dashboard load times

Data Pipeline

  • Ensure deleted columns are removed from Reorder Columns step
  • Allow Include/Exclude for both all and any in Filter step

Data sources

Other

  • Require reauthentication for sensitive pages
  • Improve chart error caching behavior

April 2015

Charts

  • Add modal for saving a chart to another Dashboard
  • Ensure outdated error notifications are removed
  • Case-insensitive NOT LIKE filter (for supported data sources)
  • Add totals to stacked bar charts
  • Resolve rendering issue for sorted Bubble Charts
  • Added unstacked Area Charts
  • Use chart title for download filename

Dashboards

  • Ability to set link color in Dashboard Theme
  • Add preset text styles to Dashboard Theme
  • Improve workflow for adding Text Elements
  • Fix date sorting bug in table modal for Firefox and Safari
  • Bulk chart editing
  • Dashboard Drilldowns

Dashboard variables

  • Allow Date Slider to use closest available date

Data Pipeline

Data sources

  • Set Stored Table alias separately from Table SQL name
  • Include Dashboard/Chart ID in Query Log for running queries
  • Resolve CSV uploading issue in some Chrome browsers
  • Convert replacement CSV columns from decimals to integers as needed
  • Allow CSV uploader to accept querylog exports

Other

  • Explore query builder
  • Use local timezone for Activity
  • Optimize load time of organization home page, Chart Creator, and Dashboards

March 2015

Charts

  • Ability to hide legend
  • Set font size for table charts
  • Case-insensitive LIKE filter (for supported data sources)
  • Allow multiple lines in bar-line chart
  • Sample data format for chart types
  • Add total to tooltip for applicable charts

Dashboard

  • Improve performance for PDF reports
  • Prevent horizontal scrollbar in Arrange Mode
  • URL text element
  • Ensure grid lines use theme color

Dashboard variables

Data Pipeline

Data sources

  • Allow CSV uploader to recognize scientific notation
  • New feature: Data Stores

Organization

  • Organize settings pages into tabs

February 2015

Charts

  • Allow more than two measures with dual y-axis
  • Add tick to chart labels
  • New chart type: Box Plot
  • New merge type: Left Join

Dashboard

  • Improve chart resizing
  • Foreign character support for PDF exports
  • Ensure theme colors are applied to all text elements

Data Pipeline

  • Support for additional math functions
  • Allow Group step to aggregate without grouping

Data sources

Organization

Other

  • Refactor Javascript to improve performance
  • Fix caching issue for big int data types

January 2015

Charts

  • Ensure UTC offset is applied in WHERE clause
  • Added Cancel Query button to Chart Creator

Dashboard

  • Allow clickable urls
  • Fix Arrange Mode issue in Firefox
  • Fix hover issue for chart tooltips

Dashboard variables

  • Add Categorical Dropdown support for Google Analytics
  • List variable type in variable modal

Data Pipeline

  • Additional filtering options in Filter step
  • Group Step: Added Count Distinct