IBM Accelerator Catalog
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Periodic Table visualized by annual sales

A schematic package that contains the periodic table. Annual sales attributed to each element is mapped to the element symbol.

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About this accelerator

The file schematics.catalog.periodictable.zip is a schematic package that contains the periodic table. Annual sales attributed to each element is mapped to the element symbol.

For more information, see Periodic table schematic sample.


Download and Use

  1. Click the blue Download button above to obtain the visualization bundle. Save the ZIP file to your local computer. Do not unzip this file. Log in to IBM Cognos Analytics and upload the file.
  2. Download the sample data file. On the IBM Cognos Analytics Welcome page, click New and select Upload files in the left navigation bar to browse and select the data file
  3. Create a new dashboard using the sample data
  4. Open the Visualizations panel, select the Custom tab, and drag Periodic table from the Custom visuals section onto the canvas
  5. To populate the visualization with data, drag Symbol from the Sources panel onto the Locations slot
  6. Drag Annual Sales onto the Location color slot


Download Source Code

To view the source code for this sample custom schematic visualization, go to this public GitHub repository. To download the files, navigate to the root of this directory and click the green Code button.

Note: This feature is intended for an advanced custom visualization developer. It is a code sample with specific requirements that provides an opportunity for developers to extend their visualizations. If you are not a visualization developer, IBM Cognos Analytics comes with a full set of powerful visualizations that are ready to use.


More information

Additional details

  • Accelerator typeSchematic
  • IndustryAny
  • Business functionAny
  • Product and version Cognos Analytics - 11.1.7 to Current
  • Author typeIBM
  • Company nameIBM
  • Author name IBM
  • Last modifiedSeptember 1st, 2020
  • Language English