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Learn how to make maps, charts, reports, dashboards, and anything else in the mySidewalk Platform.

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44 articles in this collection
Written by Jennifer Funk, Nicolette Wallis, Sydney Paulak and 4 others

How To: Nest a Dashboard Page

Learn how to nest a page within a dashboard's navigation
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Written by Alicia Kramme
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Bivariate Map

Step-by-step instructions on mapping two variables in mySidewalk.
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Written by Julian Patterson
Updated over a week ago

How To: Change a Dashboard or Page URL

Learn how to change the URL for your dashboard or page.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Save a Dashboard Page as a Report

Learn how to save a page of your dashboard as a report.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Transform your Report or Dashboard into an Open Data Resource

Learn how to capitalize on the ability for the public to easily download data in from your reports and dashboards.
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Written by Nicolette Wallis
Updated over a week ago

How To: Use mySidewalk Report Templates

Learn how to apply mySidewalk's pre-made "data recipes" to jump-start your analysis
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Custom Color Palette

Learn how to create a custom color palette for your dashboard design.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Use Collections to Make Your Report or Dashboard Interactive

Learn how to use collections to organize your data visualizations and create customized experiences for your audience.
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Written by Nicolette Wallis
Updated over a week ago

How To: Build & Edit a Bar Graph with Your User Data

Learn how to create and customize a bar chart for your report or dashboard using your user-uploaded data.
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Written by Nicolette Wallis
Updated over a week ago

How To: Write Accessibility Descriptions

Learn how to write accessibility descriptions for a mySidewalk report or dashboard.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: View Your Data Sources

Learn how to find out where we get the mySidewalk data.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Add Peer Cities and Other Comparisons

Learn how to select cities, counties, and other areas for comparison against your study area.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Add a Static Line

Learn how to track performance on key indicators with bar chart and time series static lines to show goals, thresholds, averages, and more.
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Written by Nicolette Wallis
Updated over a week ago
Other Components

How To: Move or Copy Visualizations

Move or copy components / visualizations between reports, dashboards and collections
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Written by Anna McKee
Updated over a week ago

How to: Use Custom Axes in Data Visualizations

Customize your X and Y axes when sharing your data.
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Written by Julian Patterson
Updated over a week ago

How To: Add Text and Other Components to a Report or Dashboard

Learn how to add content components to start building your story in mySidewalk.
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Written by Sydney Paulak
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Callout

Learn how to make a callout with either mySidewalk data or your own custom user data.
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Written by Sydney Paulak
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Time Series

Learn how to make a time series with both mySidewalk data and your custom user data.
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Written by Sydney Paulak
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Progress Tracker

Learn how to make a progress tracker with your custom user data.
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Written by Kaitlyn Foster
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Goal Tracker

Learn how to make a goal tracker with your custom user data.
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Written by Kaitlyn Foster
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Scatter Plot

Learn how to make a scatter plot (correlation) with both mySidewalk and your custom user data.
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Written by Sydney Paulak
Updated over a week ago

How To: Create a Promo Card

Learn how to make a promo card to help organize your dashboard and create space for external information.
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Written by Kaitlyn Foster
Updated over a week ago

How To: Make a Button

Learn how to make a button in the mySidewalk Platform.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago

How To: Embed Videos in Your Report or Dashboard

Learn how to easily embed video content from Youtube, Vimeo, and DailyMotion.
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Written by Nicolette Wallis
Updated over a week ago

How To: Use Seek to find and download data.

Step-by-step instructions on how to Seek and download data directly from mySidewalk.
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Written by Anna McKee
Updated over a week ago