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ChartBuilder for PHP/MySQL

Release Notes

ChartBuilder 4.2

  • Charts
    • New: support for Scatter charts.
    • Fixed: 3d pie charts were not rendering in 3d.
    • Fixed: Treemaps were not rendering due to a Google update in some instances.

ChartBuilder 4.1

  • Dashboards
    • New button in design mode to launch the dashboard in Kiosk mode (no header, just the dashboard)
    • Adding the URL parameter &dashboardsonly=1 now prevents users from creating new dashboards
    • Removed bottom horizontal line from charts displayed in the dashboard
    • Fixed issue where explanation text was cut off
  • Charts
    • New layout of the chart definition panel
    • New options to control the chart area width, height, and margins
    • New search option in the left hand chart list

ChartBuilder 4.0.2

  • When creating a new dashboard, you enter the edit mode immediately
  • Improved speed of chart and chart definition loading
  • Fixed minor jquery error showing in the console

ChartBuilder 4.0.1

  • Fix: Dashboard name didn't pick up last character in preview
  • Fix: IE 10 compatibility issues
  • Fix: Firefox compatibility issues

ChartBuilder 4.0

  • New Dashboard feature allows you to create multi-tab dashboards
  • 100% stacked column chart
  • Number/date format helper
  • SQL criteria helper
  • Configuration moved from php files to MySQL configuration database. Follow the steps on this page to upgrade to this version or higher
  • Fixed bug with treemap that required additional SQL criteria to resolve when a value int the designated parent column was null.

ChartBuilder 3.8

  • Hour and Minute time grains are now supported
  • New charts show up in chart tree without full page refresh

ChartBuilder 3.7

  • Added drilldown capability for line, column, bar, and pie charts
  • Simplified design experience
  • Increased use of screen real estate for charts (reduced left-hand and top padding)
  • Enhanced on-screen help tips for chart definition properties
  • New "Settings" link shows the available database connections and state

ChartBuilder 3.5

  • Look and feel refinements

ChartBuilder 3.2

  • Drilldown feature for pie charts
  • Ability to sort non-date axes by value
  • Chart definition expands last open panel on refresh

ChartBuilder 3.1

  • Copy charts
  • Control line curve and points on line charts

ChartBuilder 3.0

Pass DB Name into chart
Pass Table Name into chart

ChartBuilder 2.9

Axis font size control
SSupport for column-level styles to control chart colors/visuals explicitly (

ChartBuilder 2.7

Embedding helper
Option to indicate that a Date field is stored as integer FROM_UNIXTIME()

ChartBuilder 2.3

Security evaluation on SQL filter param
Org Chart

ChartBuilder 2.2

Donut chart
Combo chart

ChartBuilder 2.0

Better number formatting
Geocharts (global and regional)
Filter by parameter
Week date granularity

ChartBuilder 1.2

Various fixes, more error messaging for database connection issues

ChartBuilder 1.1

Various fixes, new charts

ChartBuilder 1.0

Initial Release